Simón Díaz

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Birthday
8, 1928
Birthplace
Venezuela
Death Date
Feb 19, 2014 (85)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
8, 1928
Birthplace
Venezuela
Death Date
Feb 19, 2014 (85)

About

Grammy-winning Venezuelan singer and songwriter who was given a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Latin Grammy Awards in 2008.

Before Fame

He was born in Barbacoas and began his career in 1947.

Trivia

He was awarded The Great Ribbon of the Liberator's Order, the highest civilian honor granted by the Venezuelan state.

Family Life

He is survived by his wife Betty and his son Simon.

Associated With

He was a respected songwriter who wrote music for other artists like Ray Conniff.