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Mercedes Sosa (1935–2009)

Mercedes Sosa was born on July 9, 1935 in San Miguel de Tucumán, Tucumán, Argentina as Haydeé Mercedes Sosa. She was married to Manuel Oscar Matus. She died on October 4, 2009 in Palermo, Capital Federal, Argentina. See full bio »

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 2011-2014 Cuéntame (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes)
- Tus brazos arroparon mi insomnio (2014) ... (performer: "Gracias a la vida")
- La noche de todos (2014) ... (performer: "Todo cambia")
- La mujer y la tierra (2011) ... (performer: "Todo cambia")
 2014 Ochéntame... otra vez (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Soy lo prohibido (2014) ... (performer: "Todo cambia")
 2012 Gent de paraula (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.1 (2012) ... (performer: "Luna Tucumana")
 2011 We Have a Pope (performer: "Todo Cambia")
 2009 Mercedes Sosa: Cantora, an Intimate Journey (Documentary) (performer: "Aquellas pequeñas cosas", "Barro tal vez", "Zamba del cielo", "Coração vagabundo", "La maza", "Himno de mi corazón", "Desarma y sangra", "Jamás te olvidaré", "Zona de promesas")
 2008 Banda sonora (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.11 (2008) ... (performer: "Duerme negrito")
 2008 Che: Part Two (performer: "Balderrama")
 2007 Televisión por la identidad (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Tatiana (2007) ... (performer: "Palabras para Julia" - uncredited)
 2004 Hermano Núñez (Short) (performer: "Danza de los Machetes)
 2003 Good Morning, Night (performer: "Gloria", "La Huida (Vidala Tucumana)")
 1994 Ritmo de la noche (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Charly García (1994) ... (performer: "De mí")
 1983 Mercedes Sosa: como un pájaro libre (Documentary) (performer: "La maza", "Guitarra enlunarada", "Grito Santiagueño", "Al jardin de la republica", "Soy pan, soy paz, soy mas", "Maria va", "Zambita de los humildes", "Polleritas", "Alfonsina y el mar", "Cuando ya me empiece a quedar solo", "Inconsciente colectivo", "Solo le pido a Dios", "Como la cigarra", "Como un pajaro libre", "Canción para todos", "Cuando tenga la tierra")
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Personal Quote:

When you are in exile, you take your suitcase, but there are things that don't fit. There are things in your mind, like colors and smells and childhood attitudes, and there is also the pain and the death you saw. See more »

Trivia:

She was a leading figure in the "nueva cancion" musical movement of the 1960s and 1970s, which blended traditional folk music with politically-charged lyrics about government brutality and the poor. See more »

Nickname:

La Negra

Star Sign:

Cancer

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