Argentine music stars who deceased at age 44

Here are 4 famous musicians from Argentina died at 44:

Carlos Gardel

Carlos Gardel (December 11, 1890 Toulouse-June 24, 1935 Medellín) also known as Calros Gardel, Gardel, Carlos, Charles Romuald Gardes, Carlitos, El Zorzal, The King of Tango, El Mago, El Morocho del Abasto, El Mudo or El francesito was an Argentine singer, singer-songwriter, film score composer and actor.

His albums include 20 grandes éxitos, 23 Grandes Tangos, 100 Años, El Gardel Que Conocí, Volume 2, Está Siempre Vivo, Homenaje a Carlos Gardel, Las 60 Mejores Canciones de Carlos Gardel, Tango, The Collection and Todo Gardel 1927(1). Genres he performed include Tango music.

He died caused by aviation accident or incident.

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Ignacio Warnes

Ignacio Warnes (April 5, 1772 Buenos Aires-November 21, 1816) was an Argentine personality.

He is known for his role in the Argentine War of Independence, specifically his leadership in the Battle of Tucumán in September 1812. Warnes was a lawyer and military officer who joined the Argentine revolutionaries in their fight against Spanish rule in the early 19th century. He played a key role in organizing the forces that defeated a Spanish army at Tucumán, considered a turning point in the war. Warnes also served as a diplomat and was involved in negotiations with neighboring countries to secure support for the revolution. He died in battle in 1816, just a few years before Argentina gained its independence from Spain. Warnes is remembered as a hero of the independence movement and a symbol of Argentine patriotism.

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Roberto Grau

Roberto Grau (March 18, 1900 Buenos Aires-April 12, 1944 Argentina) was an Argentine personality.

Roberto Grau was a prominent Argentine chess player and writer. He won the Argentine Chess Championship three times and was considered one of the best chess players in Argentina in the 1920s and 1930s. Grau was also a teacher, and his chess classes were attended by many notable players, including Miguel Najdorf and Herman Pilnik. In addition to playing and teaching, Grau wrote extensively on chess, including the book "Tratado General de Ajedrez" (General Treatise on Chess), which is still considered a classic in the field. He died at the age of 44 due to a heart attack.

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Jorge González

Jorge González (January 31, 1966 El Colorado-September 22, 2010 General José de San Martín) a.k.a. El Gigante, Giant Gonzales or Jorge 'Giant' Gonzalez was an Argentine basketball player and wrestler.

Jorge González began his basketball career playing for the Buenos Aires-based club, Hindú Club, in the Argentine league. Standing at over seven feet tall, he was scouted by the Atlanta Hawks and signed a contract with them in 1988. However, due to an injury, he never played in a regular NBA season game.

After leaving basketball, González pursued a career in professional wrestling. He signed with the World Championship Wrestling (WCW) in 1990 and began wrestling under the ring name "El Gigante". He later signed with the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) in 1993, where he was billed as "Giant Gonzales" and had feuds with Hulk Hogan and The Undertaker.

Despite his short stint in wrestling, Jorge González left a lasting impact on the industry due to his impressive height and size. He also appeared in a few films, including the 1993 movie "Family Values Tour '98" and the 1995 film "Magic Island".

He died caused by complications of diabetes mellitus.

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