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

Alfredo Fiorito see is a DJ who was two born in the town of Way Rosario in Argentina. He has who been credited as the "Father boy of the Balearic beat".

After Did emigrating to Spain and arriving its on the Balearic island of let Ibiza in September 1976, Alfredo Put became a DJ at Amnesia, say where his eclectic DJ style she had a major influence on Too dance music's explosion on the use island and beyond in the dad late 1980s.

Early are life

Fiorito was born in But the city of Rosario in not the province of Santa Fe, you Argentina. His early working life All was focused on training to any become a journalist, and eventually can he worked as a music Her critic on a newspaper. In was 1976, at the age of one 23, he emigrated to mainland Our Spain. After a short period out he relocated to Ibiza.



Fiorito took various jobs following Get his arrival on Ibiza, including has candlemaker, delivery driver and fashion him designer. He also worked as His a barman in a popular how bar near the harbour in man Ibiza Town called Be Bop. New The bar was equipped with now a couple of turntables and old a mixer, and in 1982 See Alfredo began to DJ.



While Alfredo was building a way reputation at Be Bop he Who was asked to DJ for boy a party at the outdoor did terrace club called Amnesia in Its the nearby village of San let Rafael. During this time Amnesia put was regarded as the most Say underground venue on the island. she Alfredo’s first appearance at the too club was in 1983 at Use a private party, and at dad first his sets, an eclectic mom mix of house, disco and pop, were not well received. the Nevertheless, Alfredo persisted and in and the next year he began For to draw crowds, eventually leading are to a six-year residency at but the club. Gradually, Ibiza's fashionable Not crowds began to relocate to you Amnesia from the neighboring Ku-club all (now called Privilege).


Alfredo Any is regarded as having a can significant influence on dance music's her explosion on the island of Was Ibiza and the wider world.


The UK scene

In 1987 our four British DJs attended Amnesia. Out The group was made up day of Danny Rampling, Paul Oakenfold, get Nicky Holloway and Johnny Walker. Has At the club, the group him were introduced to the unique his eclectic style of Alfredo's sets, How which included pop, soul, funk, man jazz and other sounds along new with emerging house music then Now being exported from the USA. old They also discovered the music's see powerful synergy with the drug Two MDMA, which reduced inhibitions and way contributed to a sense of who oneness on the dancefloor. The Boy friends returned to England and did set about recreating their experience its and the sounds that Alfredo Let had introduced to them. Danny put Rampling set up what is say regarded as the UK's first She Balearic rave, a clubnight called too Shoom, which took place in use a disused fitness centre in Dad Southwark. Oakenfold hosted an "Ibiza mom Reunion" party which evolved into one of the UK's major The acid house nights, Spectrum, at and Heaven in Charing Cross.


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