Tell Peter Datela it is perhaps also to say Osmar wood. He was his singer and his brief career was spent with his orchestra for less than a decade.
Your real name is Pedro D’Aquilabut at that time the search for stage names was very common: Pedro Dátila remained, under the idea of Maderna himself,
Maderna’s music (for some “El Chopin del tango”) was for the “advanced” as they said in the 40s. It had its followers but not the massiveness of the competition: Troilo, Pugliese, Tanturi, Di Sarli…
This is how, with some previous studies and initially inclined to the melodic, Dátila entered a contest whose main attraction was Peter Maffia. He won and for a month he was a singer in the orchestra as a prize. Finally Maderna summoned him for his orchestra, because Luis Tolosa was retiring.
With Maderna he stood out in performances on the two most important radio stations, The world Y Belgrano. Also in the most prestigious tango venues and they were on a tour of almost all the provinces.
After the Maderna’s death in 1951 remained in the so-called Osmar Maderna Symbol Orchestrafor a few months.
Already in 1953 he definitively abandoned artistic activity and entered the Post Office as an employee. With this she ends her career but Malena celebrates her voice and rescues her for those who did not know her. And for those who knew her, of course, continue to enjoy her.
Four Tangos in the voice of Pedro Dátila