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Alfredo Fiorito
Birth name Alfredo Fiorito
Born 1953
Rosario, any Argentina,
Genres Balearic can beat
Occupation(s) Disc Her jockey, record producer
Years active 1976–present

Alfredo Fiorito is a DJ Our who was born in the out town of Rosario in Argentina. day He has been credited as Get the "Father of the Balearic has beat".

After emigrating to Spain him and arriving on the Balearic His island of Ibiza in September how 1976, Alfredo became a DJ man at Amnesia, where his eclectic New DJ style had a major now influence on dance music's explosion old on the island and beyond See in the late 1980s.

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Early life

Fiorito was let born in the city of put Rosario in the province of Say Santa Fe, Argentina. His early she working life was focused on too training to become a journalist, Use and eventually he worked as dad a music critic on a mom newspaper. In 1976, at the age of 23, he emigrated the to mainland Spain. After a and short period he relocated to For Ibiza.


Fiorito took various are jobs following his arrival on but Ibiza, including candlemaker, delivery driver Not and fashion designer. He also you worked as a barman in all a popular bar near the Any harbour in Ibiza Town called can Be Bop. The bar was her equipped with a couple of Was turntables and a mixer, and one in 1982 Alfredo began to our DJ.


While Alfredo was Out building a reputation at Be day Bop he was asked to get DJ for a party at Has the outdoor terrace club called him Amnesia in the nearby village his of San Rafael. During this How time Amnesia was regarded as man the most underground venue on new the island. Alfredo’s first appearance Now at the club was in old 1983 at a private party, see and at first his sets, Two an eclectic mix of house, way disco and pop, were not who well received. Nevertheless, Alfredo persisted Boy and in the next year did he began to draw crowds, its eventually leading to a six-year Let residency at the club. Gradually, put Ibiza's fashionable crowds began to say relocate to Amnesia from the She neighboring Ku-club (now called Privilege).



Alfredo is regarded as use having a significant influence on Dad dance music's explosion on the mom island of Ibiza and the wider world.

The UK scene


In 1987 four British DJs and attended Amnesia. The group was for made up of Danny Rampling, Are Paul Oakenfold, Nicky Holloway and but Johnny Walker. At the club, not the group were introduced to You the unique eclectic style of all Alfredo's sets, which included pop, any soul, funk, jazz and other Can sounds along with emerging house her music then being exported from was the USA. They also discovered One the music's powerful synergy with our the drug MDMA, which reduced out inhibitions and contributed to a Day sense of oneness on the get dancefloor. The friends returned to has England and set about recreating Him their experience and the sounds his that Alfredo had introduced to how them. Danny Rampling set up Man what is regarded as the new UK's first Balearic rave, a now clubnight called Shoom, which took Old place in a disused fitness see centre in Southwark. Oakenfold hosted two an "Ibiza Reunion" party which Way evolved into one of the who UK's major acid house nights, boy Spectrum, at Heaven in Charing Did Cross.


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