Gato Barbieri

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Born: 11/28/1934 in Rosario, Santa Fe, AR

Filmography

Music (14)

Silver Linings Playbook 2012 (Movie)

("Last Tango In Paris 2") (Song)

Eat Pray Love 2010 (Movie)

("Last Tango In Paris Score") (Song)

Eat Pray Love 2010 (Movie)

("Last Tango In Paris Score") (Song Performer)

Calle 54 2000 (Movie)

tenor saxophone("Introduction Llamerito y Tango Bolivia") (Music)

Seven Servants 1996 (Movie)

(Music)

Manhattan By Numbers 1994 (Movie)

original music composer and performer (Original Music)

Diary of a Maniac 1993 (Movie)

(Music)

Sam, The Acting Lesson 1987 (Movie)

(Music)

Stranger's Kiss 1984 (Movie)

saxophonist (Music)

Firepower 1979 (Movie)

saxophonist (Music)

Last Tango in Paris 1972 (Movie)

(Music)

Appunti per un'orestiade Africana 1969 (Movie)

(Music)

Appunti per un'orestiade Africana 1969 (Movie)

(saxophone) (Performer)

Before the Revolution 1965 (Movie)

(Music)
Actor (2)

Calle 54 2000 (Movie)

(Actor)

Jazz in Exile 1981 (Movie)

Tenor Saxophonist (Actor)

Milestones

2014

Awarded Lifetime Achievement Award from Latin Grammys

2010

Released final album, New York Shadow

1972

Won Grammy for "Last Tango in Paris" soundtrack

1967

Debuted as bandleader and solo artist on In Search of the Mystery

1965

Made first appearance on an album with Don Cherry's Togetherness

Popular songs include "Europa" and "Straight Into The Sunrise".

Known for such albums as "Caliente" and "Que Pasa"

Bonus Trivia

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He earned his enduring nickname "Gato" for his ability to move quickly and quietly between club engagements in a single night.

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The Muppet character "Zoot" was modeled after Barbieri's appearance and demeanor.

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Underwent triple bypass surgery two months after his wife's death in 1995.

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Received a UNICEF Award at the Argentinean consulate in New York City in 2009.

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