Cholo Valderrama

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Birthday
23, 1951
Birthplace
Sogamoso, Colombia
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
23, 1951 (age 67)
Birthplace
Sogamoso, Colombia

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Legendary singer of Colombian llaneros music who became one of the most popular musicians of the genre internationally. He began releasing albums in the 70s and has released more than a dozen during his career, including Llanero Soy (1980), Mastranto (1999) and Joropo (2010). 

Before Fame

He was raised in the Colombian town of Paz de Ariporo, near the Pauto River. 

Trivia

His album ¡Caballo! (2008) earned him a Latin Grammy for Best Folk Album. 

Family Life

HIs real name is Orlando Valderrama. He has children with Carmen Elisa Flórez. 

Associated With

He collaborated with Carlos Vives on the album La Tierra del Olvido (1995). 

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