One of the great singer-songwriters from Uruguay, Daniel Drexler, is scheduled to perform on March 12 at the Speakeasy and at the Russian House on Thursday, March 13 in Austin (Texas) during South By Southwest (SXSW).
Daniel Drexler was born in Montevideo in 1969. He composes electro-acoustic pop songs, with a strong influence from the Rio de la Plata-region folk music, such as milonga from the Pampas, candombe, chamarrita and Montevideo-style murga.
Daniel has released 5 albums: “La Llave en la Puerta” (1998), “FullTime” (2001),”Vacío” (2006), “Micromundo” (2009) and his most recent one called “Mar Abierto” (2012), distributed in Uruguay, Argentina and Chile.
During the last few years, Daniel Drexler has toured Argentina, Spain, Switzerland, Chile, Brazil, Sweden, Belgium, Uruguay, Cuba and Colombia sharing the stage with renowned performers and songwriters of international prestige.
Daniel Drexler also composed film scores, including the soundtrack for documentaries such as “Familia Tipo”, by Argentine director Cecilia Priego, and “Caminantes”, by Spain-based Uruguayan Alejandro Facal. Daniel Drexler recently composed the music for “El notificador”, a movie by Argentine director Blas Eloy Martinez.
In addition to his career as singer-songwriter, musician and performer, Daniel Drexler is also a physician holding an advanced degree in medicine. His medical research has focused on the physiology of the auditory system, specifically on the ringing of the ears (tinnitus).