Alejandro Fasanini

Composer and Degree in Social Psychology
Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

He studied at the “Juliàn Aguirre” Conservatory, at the Schools of Music “Musica Popular Avellaneda” and “Sebastian Piana”, all located in Benos Aires. He then specialized in Harmony and Composition with Maestros R. Alchoruon e Juan C.Cirigliano (former collaborator pianist of Astor Piazzolla), meanwhile studying Bandoneon with Nestor Marconi. Later on, he studied at the Academia Nacional de Tango with teachers R. Ostuni, H. Ferrer, J. Gabello, H.Negro and O. del Priore. Always in the Argentine capital, he attended the School for Lyricists “S.A.D.A.I.C.”.
In 1987, he began attending courses in literature held by professors Vicente Sito Lema, Maria Barrientos and Roberto Ciglioni.
At the beginning of 1990 he founded with other writers from the south of Buenos Aires the “Grupo literario La Masacuata” which he released the anthology “Poesía Tapada”, with Gabriel Martin, “Poesía en escena” and with Alfredo Lescano “Las tres caras de la Moneda”, the other face of the history of Argentina. Later he published his own poetry books: “El Típico Guacho Latinoamericano”, “Don Juan Buenos Aires”, “Sueños y poesía pendiente” . He founded the magazin “Revista literaria El Poeta”. In Italy he published a book with translations of lyrics of tango: “Tangos para bailar”. Also in Italy he published “De noches días y rosas” y “La divina donna”.

Parallel to the musical education, he began studying Tango as a dancer at the “Movimiento de Tango Argentino” School, and then perfected in the technique of “Tango Dancing” with Rodolfo Dinzel.
He’s currently dedicated to both activities of Musician and Dancer, as performer and teacher.

In 1999 he published his first tango record: “Reo que confiesa” with which, in 1999, he won a mention of honour in the “Certamen Hugo del Carril” of the city of Buenos Aires.

In Italy he studied social psychology at “Escuela de prevención José Bleger – Psicoanálisis operativa, concepción operativa de grupo”. After finishing his studies he applied these techniques to his pedagogical and artistic activities.

For 25 years he taught tango (10 in Buenos Aires and 15 in Italy) and he worked as tango DJ all over Italy. He is art director of the “Festival de tango de Pesaro” and implemented during these years various concerts and events in Italy and Europe.

He executed two tours in Portugal presenting his Fado record “A rua amarella” with lyrics by Portuguese poet Carlos Martins interpreted by the singer Elisa Ridolfi and guitars Riccardo Bertozzini and Alejandro Fasanini.

In Italy he won the “Festival della canzone italiana” preceded by Gianni Bella with his song of the album “Alelí” interpreted by Valeria Visconti.

He founded the orchestra “Hijos ilegítimos de Astor” with which he released the “Trilogy of contemporary tango”, won “Il festival delle orchestre di Roma” and performed concerts in Italy and Europe.

He studied in Spain contemporary composition with Maestro Luis de Pablo and conducting orchestra at Francisco Navarro Lara’s school.