Alirio Díaz


Birthday November 12, 1923

Birth Sign Scorpio

Birthplace Venezuela

DEATH DATE Jul 5, 2016 (92)

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Classically-trained guitarist, internationally recognized for his contributions to Latin music.

Before Fame

As a teen, he moved to the Venezuelan Andies to study saxophone and clarinet under accomplished musician, Laudelino Mejías.


In Caracas, a contest called the oncurso Internacional de Guitarra Alirio Díaz was created in his honor.

Family Life

He was born in Caserio La Candelaria, a small village in Venezuela.

Associated With

He and fellow musician Aida Yespica were both originally from Venezuela.