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Born in Buenos and qualified as an architect, Luis Gaeta has Italian citizenship. He studied at the Teatro Colón Instituto Superior de Arte, his teachers including Carlos Guichandut, and, in postgraduate courses, Gina Cigna and Margherita Wallmann. In 1981 he travelled to Florence to participate in Tito Gobbi’s workshop. He was successful in a number of competitions, including the Fundación Teatro Colón 1979 and 1980, the 1979 International Wagner Institute and the 1980 Domenico Zipoli, sponsored by the Fondo Nacional de las Artes and the Italian embassy. The Verdi Association of Buenos Aires singled him out in 1984, and again in 1985 and 1989 as ‘best baritone’. The Association of Music Critics of the Argentine honoured him in 1990 as the best Argentinian singer, and again in 1992 and 1995. In 1999 he was awarded the Konex Foundation Diploma of Merit. He has appeared in Rigoletto, Pagliacci and Le nozze di Figaro in Switzerland and Austria, in Samson et Dalila, and as Leporello and Scarpia in Palma de Mallorca. In the United States he has appeared in Ginastera’s Estancia with the Santa Barbara Symphony. At the Teatro Colón he has undertaken many major rôles and has made concert appearances internationally with leading orchestras.

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