Biography

Oscar Steimberg is Professor Emeritus of the UBA, president of the Argentine Association of Semiotics and was vicepresident of the International Association of Visual Semiotics; he directs the Postgraduate Program in Arts Criticism at the National University of the Arts. Among his essays can be cited Semióticas: Las semióticas de los géneros, de los estilos, de la transposición, y Leyendo historietas; Textos sobre relatos visuales y humor gráfico; between his literary production, Cuerpo sin armazón, Majestad, etc., Gardel y la Zarina, Figuración de Gabino Betinotti et Posible Patria. It was reissued in a bilingual Spanish-French version Gabino Betinotti, tango-oratorio, suivi by Gardel & La Tsarine, translated by Didier Coste (2015). They were staged La tercera es la vencida, based on folk tale with music by Francisco Kröpfl, 2011, Figuración de Gabino Betinotti, with music by Pablo di Liscia, at the National Music Center, 2013, and in 2016 La canción de Finnegan, with music by Francisco Kröpfl. email: steimbergoscar@fibertel.com.ar