Carlos Santa Maria: was born in Diamante, Entre Rios Republica Argentina. Singer and composer with a long history. During the seventies, many of his colleagues considered him the best singer of Entre Rios. Much of his career was made in Buenos Aires, while serving in a state enterprise. They began to be frequent appearances on various television and radio that earned him early recognition. During his artistic tours in Europe and South America, he ended up in Ecuador and there he was working as a teacher. It has plenty of creations and recordings, all of a popular rich universe of experiences that make him the most faithful representative of the troubadour spirit of the picturesque town of Diamante.
Stage Festival and Folklore Diamond Jineteada bears his name in recognition of his career.