Biography

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Jorge Heilpern, musician, singer songwriter and entertainer was born in Buenos Aires to Romanian and Polish parents. At the age of 13 he got his first guitar and dedicated himself to singing at parties and school functions. At 18, he enrolled in the Municipal Conservatory of Buenos Aires and joined a trio of classical baroque music. Years later he formed a pop group, released his first single on CBS Argentina, giving Heilpern his first hit. Also, following his passion for music and performing he joined the crew of Hair, the Broadway musical in Buenos Aires.

Simultaneously he received a degree as an economist from the University of Buenos Aires, and worked as a professional public servant, and later as diplomat in Washington DC and a business consultant for international institutions.


In New York City he studied at The Julliard School of Music and later he established a music production company and composed music for NBC prime time shows like Cocaine: End of the Line, Fast Forward and American Promises for which his work won an Emmy.

With his Tangoman band Heilpern performed at Trumps, Joyous Lake, Bearsville Theatre, Mid Civic Center Ulster,  Woodstock ’94 Festival and the River to River Summer Festival New York.

 

He also performed in Paris, Madrid, and Cologne as well as in South America.  Presently Heilpern is performing with his group of musicians and dancers in cultural venues in different cities in the US such as the Den Performing Art Center, The Sunrise Theatre, Murray Studio Theater at Ruth Eckerd Hall, Deering State at Cutler, Norton Museum of Art, Mar-a-Lago (Donald Trump’s Palm Beach FL residence). Heilpern also does solo performances, private parties and milongas singing  in Miami, Tulsa, Chicago and New York City.