The late Argentine rock legend Gustavo Cerati leaves a legacy of beautiful songs and soundscapes, not just for Spanish speakers, but for the world. This personality is a real symbol of Argentine and people of this country deify him even after his death.
So, StampNews.com is glad to introduce a new commemorative stamp by Argentinian Post that honors one of the best Spanish musicians – Gustavo Cerati.
Gustavo Adrián Cerati Clark was an Argentine singer-songwriter, composer and producer, considered one of the most important and influential figures of Ibero-American rock and a Latin American rock legend. As a solo artist, and with his band Soda Stereo, he set the gold standard for Latin American Rock, Rock En Español, and Ibero-American Rock. Soda Stereo became one of the most important and successful Latin American rock band of all time, selling out stadiums in their native Argentina and throughout Latin America and beyond.
According to the Spanish fanzine Indy Rock, "Gustavo Cerati is the most influential Rock en Español artist of the American continent, one of the most talented of the Argentinian musical scene". He was the recipient of many awards throughout his career including various Grammy's, MTV awards, as well as the MTV (Latin America) Legend Award with Soda Stereo, the first of its kind.
Cerati died on 4 September 2014 at the age of 55, after suffering a stroke four years earlier in Caracas, Venezuela which resulted in a coma.