On Friday morning, in a private ceremony at the cemetery in Chacarita, the remains of a musician and producer Leonard Satragen were rejected. Son of Pinky and Raúl Lavié died on Thursday, 54 years of age, due to cancer of the gut.
Pinky, who was with her son in the last days, first came to Chacarita cemetery along with his second son Gaston. (Photo: Movilpress)
Lidia Elsa Satragno, better known as Pinky, and her son Gastón, arrived first in the central chapel of the Chacarita cemetery. At the same time, Cacho Fontana, a close friend of Pinky, and El Bahiano, the former voice of Los Pericos, with whom Leo Satragno founded the El Signo group in 1986, also attended the ceremony.
He is barely aware of the death of his friend, Fernando Hortal, the real name El Bahiana, replaced by Gastón Satragno, Leo's younger brother, who consolidated himself in the group to edit several albums. Through Twitter: "You were a friend, there will be no more pain … we will miss you a lot … a lot! I started with my musical life with you #LeoSatragno #QEPD, good travel," he wrote.
Gastón Satragno led a procession that accompanied the remains of an older brother. (Photo: Movilpress)
And about what El Signo was, he declared: "I was their first singer, it was a top class, music was connected with electronic drum, keyboards, guitar and my voice." post punk, with groups such as Depeche Mode or Echo And The Bunnymen.
Leo Satragno, who was hospitalized at Anchoren's sanatorium, a product of the gastrointestinal cancer he had suffered for a long time, died on Thursday afternoon. His father – who takes part in the theater play Mar del Plata, Cage Mad– That afternoon he returned to the seaside resort and, as it is known, he found out during his journey for the death of his son.
Cacho Fontana, Pinky's close friend, also came to say goodbye to Lea Satragen. (Photo: Movilpress)
In this regard, it turned out that with the pain on the surface caused by the death of his son, the player decided on a regular basis this Thursday night, music cooperation with Nito Artazo in La Feliz.
The first album of the musician and producer was Undermalabia (1989), including Ozzie Forbes and Hernán Gravelloni. They took the next year Güeris de parti, crazy? later arrive with Eternautas (1992), 100% Xtasis (1995), MCMXCIX (1999) and I, the robot (2000).
The gift was also given by Bahian, who made his first steps with his brothers Satragno. (Photo: Movilpress)
The second face of Satragan in music – parallel to El Signo – brought together tango and milongo with electronic sounds. Thus, Ultratango was born in 2001, composed by Leo and Gastón with drummer Brauli D 'Aguirre.
From 2003 to date, they have released nearly a dozen disks with which it started Astornauti (re-examination of Piazzolla cases) that take place through Trashnoche (2007), 1994 – after five years of musical silence, in 2012- Traditional (2014), Alborada (2015) and recently Blue London, among other albums.
Goodbye too soon. The creator of El Signa died on Thursday afternoon due to cancer of the gut.
Saturnally they have been nominated several times in the Gardel Awards, as happened in 2003 – in the "Best Dance / Electronic Album" category – for reissue MCMXCIX, from El Signa.