After his first lessons from his father studied at Gilardi Arturo Berutti in Buenos Aires. His first opera Ilse in 1923 premiered in the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires. In 1929, he was next to Juan José and José María Castro, Juan Carlos Paz and Jacobo Ficher of the founders of Grupo Renovación, an association committed to the promotion of avant-garde music in Argentina devoted himself. In 1939 he received a National Award for the symphonic poem Gaucho con botas nuevas.
Gilardi taught at the Universidad Nacional de La Plata and wrote a Curso elemental de armonía. After his death, the Conservatory of La Plata was named after him.
- Ilse, opera on a libretto by Cosimo Giogeri Contri, 1919 UA July 13, 1923
- La leyenda del Urutau, opera on a libretto by José Oliva Nogueira, 1929, UA October 25, 1934
- Primera series argentina
- Evocación quechua
- Réquiem, 1933
- Misa de Gloria, 1936
- Gaucho con botas nuevas, symphonic poem, 1938
- Ollantay, incidental music to the play by Ricardo Rojas, 1939
- Sonata para piano y violín
- Canciones para canto y piano
- Sonata popular argentina para piano y violín
- Argentine composer
- Born in 1889
- Died in 1963