Argentina

  • Jan 1, 1438

    1438 - 1535: The Inca Empire & Civilisation

    1438 - 1535: The Inca Empire & Civilisation
  • Oct 8, 1516

    Juan Diaz de Solis became the first European to enter Argentina in search of gold. Many of the population of Argentina were killed by the diseases brought over by the Europeans

    Juan Diaz de Solis became the first European to enter Argentina in search of gold. Many of the population of Argentina were killed by the diseases brought over by the Europeans
  • Jul 1, 1580

    Buenos Aires was established

    Buenos Aires was established
  • The Portuguese established a trading post across the Rio de la Plata from Buenos Aires

    The Portuguese established a trading post across the Rio de la Plata from Buenos Aires
  • Spain encompasses all of its territories in south-east South America to create one large colony called the Viceroyalty of the Rio de la Plata

    Spain encompasses all of its territories in south-east South America to create one large colony called the Viceroyalty of the Rio de la Plata
  • Overthrow of the king of Spain by Napoleon

    Overthrow of the king of Spain by Napoleon
  • Jose de San Martin led the Argentinean fight against Spain for Independence

    Jose de San Martin led the Argentinean fight against Spain for Independence
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    Argentina

  • Independence day

    Independence day
    Argentina officially declared their independence from Spain
  • Argentina became a republic after adopting a constitution

    Argentina became a republic after adopting a constitution
  • Alberto Williams 1862-1952

    Alberto Williams 1862-1952
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    Alberto Williams

    Performance his first public concert at age 7.
    First work:
    Primera obertura de concierto Op.15. (1889)
  • Manuel De Falla 1876-1946

    Manuel De Falla 1876-1946
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    Manuel De Falla

    His style was Neoclassical while still Spanish and he won two prizes in 1905 for piano playing and for a national opera, La vida breve, first performed in Nice, France in 1913.
  • Constantino Gaito 1878-1945

    Constantino Gaito 1878-1945
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    Constantino Gaito

    Well known for his ballets, symphonic poems, and chamber works
    First work:
    GAITO, C.: String Quartets Nos. 1 and 2 (Sarastro String Quartet)
  • Luis Gianneo 1897-1968

    Luis Gianneo 1897-1968
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    Luis Gianneo

    Known as the founder of the Argentinian National School of Music.
    First work:
    "Suite", (1933)
  • Jose Bragato 1915

    Jose Bragato 1915
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    Jose Bragato

    Bragato is best known in Argentina and into the history of tango for his inclusion of the cello in typical orchestras, and most importantly for essentially saving the classical national music and spreading Argentine folk songs.
  • Alberto Evaristo Ginastera 1916-1983

    Alberto Evaristo Ginastera 1916-1983
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    Alberto Evaristo Ginastera

    Known to combine folk Argentine rhythms with modern composing techniques, Ginastera won many significant awards in his life including four national prizes, three municipal prizes.
    First work:
    Don Rodrigo, Op. 31 (1963-64)
  • Astor Piazzola 1921-1992

    Astor Piazzola 1921-1992
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    Astor Piazzolla

    He is most known for fusing tango, jazz, and classical music into one, creating an entirely new sound.
    First works:
    Two Argentinians in Paris (with Lalo Schifrin, 1955)
    Sinfonía de Tango (Orquesta de Cuerdas, 1955)
  • Ariel Ramirez 1921-2010

    Ariel Ramirez 1921-2010
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    Ariel Ramirez

    He is famous for his composition and production of Argentine art and folk roots music.
    First Work:
    Misa Criolla (1964)
  • Eduardo Falu 1923

    Eduardo Falu 1923
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    Eduardo Falu

    Well known for combining South American folkloric styles such as Carnavalito, Cueca, and Bailecito with lyrics of significant poets.
    Works:
    "Resolana: Songs from Argentina", 1985 (Label: Nimbus)
  • Juan Peron rises to power

    Juan Peron rises to power
  • Juan Peron elected President and Evita assumes the role of First Lady of Argentina

    Juan Peron elected President and Evita assumes the role of First Lady of Argentina
  • The army and navy rebel and Juan Peron flees the country

    The army and navy rebel and Juan Peron flees the country
  • The Constitution of 1853 was restored

    The Constitution of 1853 was restored
  • Juan Peron elected President of Argentina

    Juan Peron elected President of Argentina
  • Peron dies. His wife, Isabel, who had been vice president became the president

    Peron dies. His wife, Isabel, who had been vice president became the president
  • Peron dies. His wife, Isabel, who had been vice president became the president

    Peron dies. His wife, Isabel, who had been vice president became the president
  • Rodrigo Rodriguez 1978

    Rodrigo Rodriguez 1978
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    Rodrigo Rodriguez

    He has performed worldwide, including Imperial Hotel Tokyo, NHK Culture events, and in the Temple Kotokuin of the “Great Buddha” of Kamakura city.
    First work:
    Inner Thoughts, 2006 (Label: Kuzane Records)
  • April: The Falklands War started with the United Kingdom

    April: The Falklands War started with the United Kingdom
  • 14 June: Argentina surrendered and General Galtieri was removed from office

    14 June: Argentina surrendered and General Galtieri was removed from office