Ángel Parra

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Ángel Parra
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Background information
Birth name Luis Ángel Cereceda Parra
Born (1943-06-27)June 27, 1943
Valparaíso, Chile
Died March 11, 2017(2017-03-11) (aged 73)
Paris, France
Genres Folklore
Occupation(s) Singer/songwriter

Luis Ángel Cereceda Parra (27 June 1943 – 11 March 2017) was a Chilean singer and songwriter, son of Violeta Parra, folklorist and brother of Isabel Parra. He traveled abroad helping to maintain the Nueva Canción tradition in Chilean expatriate communities in Europe, North America, and Australia. His son—also named Ángel Parra—is the lead guitarist for the band Los Tres.[1]

Parra died of lung cancer in Paris, France on 11 March 2017, aged 73.[2]

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  1. ^ Bonacich, Drago. "Biography: Los Tres". Allmusic. Retrieved 24 December 2010. 
  2. ^ Chilean Singer Angel Parra Dies in Paris Aged 73