Today in Latin American History
Singer Sandro Known as the “Argentine Elvis” Died in 2010
Today in Latin American history, Argentine songwriter Sandro died in 2010.
Roberto Sanchez, the Argentine singer known as “Sandro” and who drew comparisons to Elvis Presley was the first Latino artist to sell out Madison Square Garden in New York.
During his career, Sandro recorded dozens of albums and also acted in 16 movies. He is considered one of the pioneers of the Spanish Rock movement.
Other events that occurred on this day:
- Today in LatAm history, Brazilian physician Manuel de Abreu whose research greatly impacted the medical community was born in 1894
- Today in LatAm history, Argentine footballer Norberto Alonso who played for the National team & River Plate was born in 1953