Daniel Grinbank: “Hopefully they don’t speculate with the World Cup to kick forward the tremendous nonsense that we have as a country”

Infobae | Tatiana Schapiro

In an intimate chat with Teleshow, the businessman presented his brand new biography in which he reviews his 50-year career and the vicissitudes of the industry. Music, soccer, family and an analysis of the current reality.

Interview with Daniel Grinbank Hopefully they dont speculate with the World Cup to kick forward the tremendous nonsense that we have as a country

“It is a letter that speaks of a story of mine and I liked the duality because it reflects the constant of the book of playing with nuances. There are absolute ideas, but also a diversity of stories, and of conflicts and personal issues”. Daniel Grinbank explains why he chose “I love you, I hate you, give me more” , the phrase from the song “Peperina” to title his biography. Of course, it is a direct link to his relationship with Charly García , but just one of the many possible edges to address his immense task as a producer of culture and shows in the last 50 years.

Daniel Grinbank with Mercedes Sosa and Charly García

From the return of Mercedes Sosa after exile to the recent Van Gogh exhibition ; from the visit of monsters like Paul McCartney, Madonna and the Rolling Stones to Fito Páez ‘s world tour for the 30th anniversary of El amor después del amor ; the revolution that originated Rock & Pop , the management of the Buenos Aires zoo, the irruption in soccer politics derived from his love for Independiente. And the list goes on.

In the nineties he was responsible for bringing the Rolling Stones

Reading his book, which can become a documentary, is somehow traveling back in time behind the scenes of those events that we were somehow part of. And it helps to understand how that restless and voracious rocker teenager who dreamed of putting music on a radio became the man who changed the history of show production in Argentina. And that it offers an interesting look at its own history, politically incorrect, without sweetening the memories so that they sound as real and current as possible, without falling into the traps of nostalgia and seeking to avoid the licenses that the passage of time causes.