Singer/songwriter María Gabriela Epumer was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1963. A young talented musician gone too soon, she started perfoming at the age of 16 as a member of María Rosa Yorio's Band. María Gabriela decided to go on her own in 1998. She formed her own band, creating a project called A1, and released a self-titled album that same year. Rouge's and Maleta de Loca's most important member, Maria Gabriela Epumer's talent was recognized while recording and touring along with argentinean rock giant Charly García during the 1990s .