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Birthday
10, 1947
Birthplace
Peru
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
10, 1947 (age 72)
Birthplace
Peru

About

Popular Peruvian singer who has recorded more than 30 albums, many of which have gone Gold and Platinum, during her long and illustrious career. To international audiences, she is perhaps known for her Spanish-language rendition of "Total Eclipse of the Heart."

Before Fame

She was born in Lima and recorded her first song "El Ratoncito Miguel" at age 5. She was sent to live in the United States as a result of Operation Peter Pan at age 14.

Trivia

She is a known humanitarian, having received a UNICEF award for her work with children.

Family Life

Her full name is Lissette Alvarez Chorens. She has been married to singers Chucho Avellanet and Willy Chirino.

Associated With

Her famous single "Total Eclipse of the Heart" is a cover of a Bonnie Tyler song.