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Chavela Vargas (1919–2012)

Chavela Vargas was born on April 17, 1919 in San Joaquin de Flores, Costa Rica as Anita Carmen María Isabel Vargas Lizano Jesus. She died on August 5, 2012 in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico. See full bio »

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Babel Soundtrack
Frida Death 'La Pelona'
Live Flesh
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 2016 Julieta (performer: "Si no te vas")
 2015 Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Cuba (2015) ... (performer: "Canción de Jinete... María Tepozteca")
 2015 A Bigger Splash (performer: "En el Ùltimo Trago")
 2014-2015 Cuéntame (TV Series) (performer - 4 episodes)
- Muchos fantasmas, varios zombis y un Spectrum (2015) ... (performer: "La llorona")
- Aviones de papel (2014) ... (performer: "Paloma negra")
- El fin de la transición (2014) ... (performer: "La llorona")
- Más que dos carretas (2014) ... (performer: "Luz de luna")
 2009-2012 Banda sonora (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #8.2 (2012) ... (performer: "No volveré")
- Episode #5.5 (2009) ... (performer: "No volveré")
 2011 Gent de paraula (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.2 (2011) ... (performer: "Piensa en mí")
 2011 Saving Private Perez (performer: "Corazón negro")
 2009 Rabia (performer: "Sombras")
 2009 My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done (performer: "Corrido de Gabino Barreras") / (performer: "Corrido de Valente Quintero" - as Chalela Vargas)
 2006/I Babel ("Tu Me Acostumbraste")
 2004 Vámonos (Short) (performer: "Vámonos")
 2002 La Casita Blanca. La ciudad oculta (performer: "Ángelitos negros")
 2002 Frida (performer: "Paloma Negra", "La Llorona")
 1997 Live Flesh (performer: "Somos")
 1995 The Flower of My Secret (performer: "En el último trago")
 1993 Kika (performer: "Luz de luna")
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Chabela Vargas

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Awarded a Latin Grammy in 2007 for a career of musical excellence.

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