Chabuca Granda

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Birthday
3, 1920
Birthplace
Peru
Death Date
Jan 1, 1983 (62)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
3, 1920
Birthplace
Peru
Death Date
Jan 1, 1983 (62)

About

Peruvian singer and songwriter best known for her Criolla waltzes and Afro-Peruvian rhythms. Her most popular single has been "La flor de la canela," or "The Cinnamon Flower."

Before Fame

She began singing in a choir at age twelve.

Trivia

Her uniquely deep voice was the result of a surgery, for she was a natural soprano.

Family Life

She was born and raised in a copper mining villiage in Peru.

Associated With

She wrote a song dedicated to the composer Violeta Parra.

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