Mercedes Sosa

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Birthday
9, 1935
Birthplace
Argentina
Death Date
Oct 4, 2009 (74)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
9, 1935
Birthplace
Argentina
Death Date
Oct 4, 2009 (74)

About

Popular Argentine singer known for beloved albums like Sera Posible El Sur. She was a proponent of the nueva cancion movement.

Before Fame

She won a singing competition hosted by a local radio station in 1950 at the age of fifteen.

Trivia

She earned a posthumous Latin Grammy award for Best Folk Album with 2009's Cantora 1.

Family Life

She had a son with her first husband, Manuel Oscar Matus.

Associated With

She worked with a number of Spanish-language artists, such as Shakira.