THE HISTORY OF CARLES ARBUSÉ

Carles Arbusé was born in Girona in 1961. He was manager during 15 years in the world of Graphic Arts. Curiously, he inherited from his father a printing house that in 1997 was its 50th anniversary.Carles did not want to celebrate it alone and decided to record eight whistled titles as a present for his clients.

Playing guitar - 1966It was a surprise for them as they didn't know that Carles had that so high and hidden artistic quality, a very inward quality only known by his relatives and never imagined by his clients.

Some of his friends knew this ability and called him "whistle master", not because he taught whistling but because he was unique as it is not usual to find a whistle genius.

Young performancesAs a child, 6 years old, he acted in his parish as singer and also in some festivals and competitions all around Cataluña. In some occasions he replaced instruments with the whistle sound, in churches, theatres, auditorium...

 

HIS PROJECTION TELEVISION / RADIO / PRESS

Performance on TV show with  Andreu BuenafuenteCarles Arbusé has made appearances in multiple TV Chanels (autonomic, national and international):

AUTONOMIC & LOCAL TV's (Spain)

  • TV3 - "L'HORA DE MARI PAU HUGUET", "SENSE TÍTOL, s/n" (with Andreu Buenafuente), "LA COLUMNA" (with Júlia Otero),...
  • TVGirona - "COMENCEM BÉ", "AMB L'AIGUA AL COLL", "NOTÍCIES NIT", "NOTÍCIES TARDA", ...

NATIONAL TV's (Spain)

  • TELE5 - "CRÓNICAS MARCIANAS" (with Xavier Sardà), ...
  • TVE - "EL GONG", "CUENTAME TU VIDA", "CATALUNYA AVUI", ...

INTERNACIONAL TV's

  • UNIVISION - Miami - "DON FRANCISCO PRESENTA", "DESPIERTA AMERICA", "VER PARA CREER", ...
  • CANAL41 - Miami - "LA COSA NOSTRA", ...
  • TF2 - France - "TELETHON", ...

More than two hundred interviews in radio all around Cataluña, a part from a lot of press articles in all the State.

Referred to whistled concerts he has performed in small and big sites: theatres, churches, auditoriums, discos, and even al Christmas in Girona Cathedral. As a curiosity, in 1998 his work was officially recognised in "Libro de Records de Cataluña", as being the first Catalan fellow to record eight whistled themes.

Carles Arbusé "Xiulet" is included in the informative book of La Diputación de Girona, for the "Cultural Campaign special City Hall 2000".

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