Rocio Dúrcal

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Birthday
4, 1944
Birthplace
Spain
Death Date
Mar 25, 2006 (61)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
4, 1944
Birthplace
Spain
Death Date
Mar 25, 2006 (61)

About

Spanish singer who sold more than forty million records before her untimely death from cancer.

Before Fame

She performed in a locally televised talent show, singing "La Sombra Vendo," which was noticed by a record executive.

Trivia

Before making her record debut, she had to shorten her name from María de los Ángeles de las Heras Ortiz; Dúrcal was picked at random from a map.

Family Life

Her parents nurtured her talents, but discouraged her from making a career of singing.

Associated With

While touring the United States, she was invited to perform on The Ed Sullivan Show.