Quotes by Chavela Vargas

About Chavela Vargas:

Isabel Vargas Lizano 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.

Author Bio

  • NameChavela Vargas
  • DescriptionCosta Rican-born Mexican singer
  • BornApril 17, 1919
  • DiedAugust 5, 2012
  • CountryMexico
  • ProfessionStreet Artist; Singer; Musician