Everybody Has a Story - Todos Tenemos Una Historia

My story/Mi Historia


I was born in Tucuman, Argentina December 24th 1959

As a army family mi first 10 Years we moved 5 times until we settle in Tucuman in 1970, That year I discover The Beatles and started to play drums. At age 15th I did my first ""official" tour with with The Platters, in 1981 I meet Kim, a exchanged student from Iowa, after a one year visit in the states, we got  married, in 1984 we moved back to Iowa with very title English, 7th grade education, no job experience a month old baby (Lindsey) and $40.00 and started to work in  door to door insurance sale, in 1988 we open the Carlos Capdevila Agency, we had our second daughter Alejandra and our son Nic, in 2004, we lost our  Ale, and I started to play drums again, today we have build the agency to one of the top 25 agencies in the company, operation in 18 states and over eight million dollars in sales.

My Story/Mi Historia

Growing Up In Argentina


Carlos grew up in Argentina,  living in 5 different cities the first ten years of his life.

He started to play drums at the age of 10.

Carlos creció en Argentina, viviendo en 5  sus primeros diez años . Comenzó a tocar la batería a los 10 años.

Kimberly Johnson / Argentina I


Kim Came to Argentina in 1981 as a AFS exchange student, she was 16 years old, and never been on a plane before.

Kim Llegó a Argentina en 1981 como estudiante de intercambio de AFS, tenía 16 años y nunca antes había subido a un avión.

Kim & Carlos USA I / Argentina II


In 1982, Carlos went to Burlington, to take Kim to her senior Prom. After their weeding they moved back to Argentina, when Lindsey was born and returned to The USA.  

En 1982, Carlos fue a Burlington, para llevar a Kim a su baile de graduación. Después de contraer matrimonio, regresaron a Argentina, cuando nació Lindsey  regresaron a USA.

Starting The Agency


 Carlos arrive to Burlington  with $40.00, very title formal education and very bad English. He worked several jobs until he open his own Insurance agency in 1988.

Carlos llego a Burlington con $ 40.00, muy poca educación y un inglés muy malo. Trabajó en varios lugaer hasta que abrió su propia agencia de seguros en 1988.

Back To My Music


Carlos took a  20 year brake from music to raise his three kids and build his business, in 2000 he started playing drums again.

Carlos dejo su musica por 20 años y se concetro en criar a sus tres hijos y construir su negocio, en el año 2000 comenzó a tocar la batería nuevamente.



On this section I am sharing business, music, sports and other news articles about me and my family.

En esta seccion, comparto negocios, música, deportes y otros artículos de noticias sobre mí y mi familia.