Vinicio Adames

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José Vinicio Adames Piñero
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Background information
Birth name José Vinicio Adames Piñero
Born (1927-03-01)March 1, 1927
Died September 3, 1976(1976-09-03) (aged 49)
Azores Islands, Portugal
Genres Classical
Occupation(s) Singer, director and composer
Associated acts Central University of Venezuela Choir

José Vinicio Adames Piñero (March 1, 1927 – September 3, 1976) was a Venezuelan musician, and director of choral groups. He performed as a member of popular group Adames Trio with his sisters Yolanda and Shirley.[1] He led a number of choral groups, including the UCV University Choir, the Chamber Orchestra of the Central University of Venezuela, the Chamber Orchestra of the University of Carabobo, the Panama Symphony Orchestra, the Metropolitan Chamber Orchestra of Caracas, the Shell Choir, the Choral of the Social Security, the Metropolitan Choral Group and the Central Bank of Venezuela Choral.[1] He also wrote original choral pieces and arranged folk music. After his 1976 death in an airplane accident in the Azores Islands,[2] he was honored in Caracas with a park in his name.[3]

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  1. ^ a b Venezuela Virtual. "Personajes Ilustres: Vinicio Adames" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2008-04-19. 
  2. ^ Historia de Venezuela en Imágenes, Fundación Polar. "Un llanto inconsolable" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2008-04-19. 
  3. ^ Efemérides Venezolanas. "Biografía Vinicio Adames" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2008-04-19.