He was born in Campana, province of Buenos Aires.
There he studied music with a local maestro, who made him join a small ensemble he led.
Later he joined many other orchestras and travel to Central America and Mexico.
When he returned to Buenos Aires he began to study with the maestro Alberto Ginastera (harmony) and Julián Bautista (composition) (1946) and put together an excellent Tango orchestra under a recording contract with the Victor label.
The most important interpreters requested his collaboration.