“Maldonado” by Carlos Di Sarli y su Orquesta Típica with Roberto Rufino in vocals, 1943.
Guitarist, singer and composer (9 November 1909 – 10 April 1976)
Mastra was born in the neighborhood of La Aguada of Montevideo and he spent his childhood on humble stages of Parque Rodó, then called Parque Urbano (Urban Park).
When he was a kid all occasions were good for him to sing. The public asked him and he agreed.
They call him Carusito and also El pequeño milagro (The little miracle).
His facet as an author needs to be highlighted.
His creations were soon included in the songbooks of the most important orchestras and singers.
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