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...Also known as “La Sole,” Soledad Pastorutti is an Argentinean folk singer who is responsible for the revival of Argentinean folk music in the twenty-first century. She is also a film and TV actress and sister of singer Natalia Pastorutti...

Luis Miguel

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...The Puerto Rican singer Luis Miguel became the best-selling Latin American artist in the late twentieth century despite not having been able to break into the American market during the form’s vogue in the 1990s. Born in San Juan in 1970...
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...The Panamanian singer, actor, and songwriter Rubén Blades brought a new level of political maturity to the salsa landscape. Born in Panama City in 1948, Blades’s family was involved in the entertainment industry. Influenced at an early age...
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...Voted number twenty in the 2015 Rolling Stone list of 100 Greatest Guitarists, Carlos Santana has experienced popularity and critical acclaim from the very beginning. He has earned ten Grammy Awards for his musical performances throughout...
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...Blinded at age seven by a kick of a horse, el ciego maravilloso (the marvellous blind) was born Ignacio Arsenio Travieso Scull in Cuba on August 31, 1911, but is more popularly known as Arsenio Rodríguez. Despite his blindness, Rodríguez...
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...As the international face of Latin American music and culture in the mid-twentieth century, Carmen Miranda emerged from Brazil to become a Hollywood icon. Born in Portugal in 1905, Miranda was christened “Carmen” as a tribute to her...
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...Throughout her career, Gloria Estefan was consistently innovative with her popular interpretation of Cuban music. Born to a middle-class family of Spanish immigrants in Cuba in 1957, Estefan’s father was in the Cuban military and served...

Juan Gabriel

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...Known as El Divo de Juarez, Juan Gabriel developed an eccentric style that propelled him to international fame and a position as one of the most important Mexican singers and songwriters. Born in 1950 in Mexico, Gabriel was was part...

Carlos Vives

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...Carlos Alberto Vives Restrepo is a Colombian singer-songwriter and actor born on August 7, 1961, in Santa Marta, Columbia. He is known for his broad range of performing talents as well as his musical efforts within vallenato, a Colombian...

Luiz Gonzaga

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...Part musician and part oral historian, Luiz Gonzaga helped to preserve northeastern Brazil’s native music and developed the baião genre. Born in 1912, Gonzaga was the son of a farmer and took up the accordion at the same time as he entered...