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Chavela Vargas

Costa Rican-born Mexican singer

Chavela Vargas

Costa Rican-born Mexican singer
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birthday
17th
April, 1919
Death
5th
August, 2012
Birth Place
San Joaqu n de Flores, Heredia Province, Costa Rica
Birth Sign
aries
Biography

Isabel Vargas Lizano (17 April 1919 – 5 August 2012), better known as Chavela Vargas (Spanish pronunciation: [t a’ ela ‘ a as]), was a Costa Rica-born Mexican singer. She was especially known for her rendition of Mexican rancheras, but she is also recognized for her contribution to other genres of popular Latin American music. She was an influential interpreter in the Americas and Europe, muse to figures such as Pedro Almod var, hailed for her haunting performances, and called “la voz spera de la ternura”, ‘the rough voice of tenderness’. The Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, presented her with a Latin Grammy in 2007.

Associated Acts

Jos (C) Alfredo Jim (C)nez

Birth Name

Isabel Vargas Lizano

Genres

Ranchera

Years Active

1961 2012

Name

Chavela Vargas

Nationality

Costa Rica, Mexico

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