Cesar Rosas

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Cesar Rosas
Cesar Rosas performing at the White House, 2009
Cesar Rosas performing at the White House, 2009
Background information
Born (1954-09-26) 26 September 1954 (age 69)
Hermosillo, Mexico
GenresChicano rock, Tex-Mex, latin rock, roots rock, blues-rock, brown-eyed soul, Americana
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter
Instrument(s)Vocals, guitar

Cesar J. Rosas (born September 26, 1954, in Hermosillo, Mexico) is a Mexican singer, songwriter and guitarist for Los Lobos. Rosas also participates in the Latin supergroup Los Super Seven. Perhaps the most recognizable member of Los Lobos, Rosas is known for his trademark black sunglasses, goatee and black hair. He plays guitar left handed.

Aside from live shows with Los Lobos, Cesar Rosas has been active as a session musician and sideman during the past several decades. In addition, he released a solo album, Soul Disguise, in February 1999, and toured after its release.

Personal life[edit]

Rosas has three daughters, Ruby, Amber and Victoria.

Rosas's wife, Sandra Rosas, was reported missing in 1999. Her half-brother, Gabriel Gómez, was tried, convicted of her murder, and sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Sandra Rosas' body was found on November 22, 2000, in Santa Clarita, CA.[1]

Solo discography[edit]

  • Soul Disguise (1999)
  • Live from the Galaxy [recorded at the Galaxy Theater, Santa Ana, California, in 1999] (2015)
  • La Fiesta (2016)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Unknown Author, Unknown (2000-11-30). "Police Discover Body of Los Lobos Wife". VH1. Archived from the original on 2007-10-01. Retrieved 2018-10-03. {{cite web}}: |last= has generic name (help)

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