January 11, 1926, La Plata, Argentina.

Grandson of writer and preacher John C. Varetto, Canclini was baptized at a local Baptist church at age 15. He earned his PhD degree from the University of Buenos Aires in 1951, and was an evangelical Baptist minister for several decades. His works include:

  1. Dios, Yo Quiero Ser Cristiano
  2. Junto a Ti, Mi Buen Señor
  3. Mi Fe Descansa en Buen Lugar
  4. ¿Viste Tú?