CERATI, 53 YEAR OLD RUNAWAY
Argentina.- Gustavo Cerati, one of the most representative figures of rock music in Spanish, turns 53 today. He is still in a coma due to a brain and cardiac incident back in 2010.
Gustavo Adrián Cerati was born in Buenos Aires in1959; the first born and only male child out of three. He was musically inclined since childhood and at the age of 9 he started to study guitar. By12 he formed a trio that would play at private parties.
Years later he would declare David Bowie, King Crimson, The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Jimmy Page and Ritchie Blackmore as his major musical influences.
Translated from Spanish by Carlos Cuadra