He died on Saturday night (16), aged 81, the American guitarist Dick Dale. Considered as the "father" of surf music, the singer added songs such as "Misirlou", the famous subject from the film "Pulp Fiction" (1994), by director Quentin Tarantino.
Christened as Richard Anthony Monsour, the musician was born in May 1937, in Boston, in Massachusetts. He started playing piano and icalalle at the age of 9 and soon after he moved to guitar, finding his great talent.
Surf came into his life in 1950, the ten years he went to work to test Fender guitar models. The invitation came from the company's founder, Leo Fender, who was trapped with guitar.
In 1962, Dale published his debut album, "Surfer's Choice", regarded as one of the landmarks of surf music. The table includes "Misirlou", without any doubt how successful it has been.
Dale was considered by Rolling Stone as one of the top 100 guitars ever, taking over the 74th position.
The musician through Brazil went several times and played in Minas Gerais. His time in the city contributed the praise song "Belo Horizonte".
In the song, Dale sings the verses: "Oh, my Belo Horizonte" The only one to me ".