BirthdayApril 17, 1919

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Chavela Vargas

    Full name: Chavela Vargas
    Also known as: Isabel Vargas Lizano, Chavela Vargas, Vargas Lizano, Isabel
    Professions: Soundtrack, Actress

  2. Chavela Vargas Known for

    Babelis (2006), Frida (2002), Live Flesh (1997), My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done (2009)

  3. Chavela Vargas Death information

    Died: Sunday, 5th of August, 2012 (Age: 93)

  4. Chavela Vargas Biography

    Isabel Vargas Lizano (17 April 1919 – 5 August 2012), better known as Chavela Vargas, was a Costa Rica-born Mexican singer. She was especially known for her rendition of Mexican rancheras, but she is also recognized for her contribution to other genres of popular Latin American music. She has been an influential interpreter in the Americas and Europe, muse to figures such as Pedro Almodóvar, hailed for her haunting performances, and called "la voz áspera de la ternura", the rough voice of tenderness. The Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, presented her with a Latin GRAMMY Statuette in 2007 after receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award on behalf of that organization.

  5. Chavela Vargas Family

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