1963 - German Bense was born in Montevideo, Uruguay
1977 - Begun piano and theory studies at the “Instituto Kölischer” (until 1979).
1979 - Begun guitar and bass studies at the “Centro Musical Moderno” with the master Juan Lamas. Performs as guitarist in a bossa nova band that won the Uruguayan TV Conquest “Estudiantina”.
1981 - Performs in a dixieland band called “Luisiana Jazz Band”.
1982 - Begun his professional musician career performing guitar and bass guitar in Montevideo's night clubs. Wrote his first own songs that year. 1983 - Performs in a brazilian music band called “Turbilhao” that play the whole year in differents Montevideo's night clubs.
1984 - Won the “Revelation Award” in the “Festival de La Paz”, Canelones, Uruguay (Uruguayan Popular Music).
1985 - Begun an ininterrupted activity at differents Montevideo's clubs (until 1995). The highlighted appareances of that period are the followings:
-Guitarist, bassist and singer at “Clave de Fu”, a legendary Montevideo's brazilian music night club. Integrates the “Fernado Torrado trio” (Clave de Fu owner) and co-write many songs with him (songs that are included in the Fernando Torrado's discography) -1986: Bass guitarist and arranger of the Mario “Chichito” Cabral band, mythical Uruguayan percussonist and composer. -Between 1992 and 1995 share with the Uruguayan singer Liese Lange a duo called “Bossa Nostra”, since today remembered as a Montevideo music classic.