Leandro "Gato" Barbieri (28 November 1932 – 2 April 2016) was an Argentine jazz tenor saxophonist who rose to fame during the free jazz movement in the 1960s and is known for his Latin jazz recordings of the 1970s. His nickname, Gato, is Spanish for "cat".
|Birth name||Leandro Barbieri|
|Born||28 November 1932|
Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina
|Died||2 April 2016 83) (aged|
New York City
|Genres||Jazz, avant-garde jazz, free jazz, Latin jazz, smooth jazz|
|Labels||Impulse!, A&M, Flying Dutchman, United Artists, ESP-Disk, Durium, Columbia|