Mercedes Sosa

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Mercedes Sosa Wiki Biography

Haydée Mercedes Sosa, known as La Negra, was an Argentine singer who was popular throughout Latin America and many countries outside the continent. With her roots in Argentine folk music, Sosa became one of the preeminent exponents of nueva canción. She gave voice to songs… IMDB Wikipedia $10 million 1935 2009 Argentina Argentines Buenos Aires Fabian Matus Film Score Composer Haydée Mercedes Sosa July 9 LA La Negra Manuel Óscar Matus Manuel Óscar Matus (m. 1957) Mercedes Mercedes Sosa Mercedes Sosa Net Worth Negra October 4 San Miguel de Tucumán Singer Singers Social activist Sosa

Mercedes Sosa Quick Info

Net Worth$10 Million
Date Of BirthJuly 9, 1935, San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina
DiedOctober 4, 2009, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Place Of BirthSan Miguel de Tucumán
ProfessionSinger, Social activist, Film Score Composer
NationalityArgentina
SpouseManuel Óscar Matus (m. 1957)
ChildrenFabian Matus
SiblingsFernando Sosa, Orlando Sosa, Clara Rosa Sosa, Zamba para olvidarte, Gracia a la vida, Todo cambia
NicknamesSosa, Mercedes , Haydée Mercedes Sosa , La Negra , Negra, La
IMDBhttp://www.imdb.com/name/nm0815302
AwardsLatin Grammy Award for Best Folk Album, Latin Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, Zamba para olvidarte, Gracia a la vida, Todo cambia
NominationsLatin Grammy Award for Album of the Year, Latin Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Album, Zamba para olvidarte, Gracia a la vida, Todo cambia

Mercedes Sosa Quotes

  • 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.
  • Artists are not political leaders. The only power they have is to draw people into the theater.

Mercedes Sosa Important Facts

  • She was of mixed Amerindian and French ancestry. She grew up in a relatively desolate area, closer to Bolivia than to Buenos Aires.
  • She won a local radio station’s amateur talent contest when she was 15.
  • Her signature song, “Gracias a la Vida” (Thanks to Life) was written by Chilean songwriter Violeta Parra.
  • She performed with various entertainers, including Joan Baez and Sting.
  • 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.
  • In 1992 she was honored as “Ciudadano Ilustre de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires” (“Illustrious Citizen of the City of Buenos Aires”).

Mercedes Sosa Filmography

TitleYearStatusCharacterRole
Cuéntame2011-2014TV Series performer – 3 episodesSoundtrack
Ochéntame… otra vez2014TV Series documentary performer – 1 episodeSoundtrack
Gent de paraula2012TV Series performer – 1 episodeSoundtrack
Turime popieziu!2011performer: “Todo Cambia”Soundtrack
Mercedes Sosa: Cantora, an Intimate Journey2009Documentary 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”Soundtrack
Banda sonora2008TV Series performer – 1 episodeSoundtrack
Che: Part Two2008performer: “Balderrama”Soundtrack
Televisión por la identidad2007TV Mini-Series performer – 1 episodeSoundtrack
Hermano Núñez2004Short performer: “Danza de los MachetesSoundtrack
Good Morning, Night2003performer: “Gloria”, “La Huida Vidala Tucumana”Soundtrack
Ritmo de la noche1994TV Series performer – 1 episodeSoundtrack
Mercedes Sosa: como un pájaro libre1983Documentary 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”Soundtrack
Mercedes Sosa: Cantora, an Intimate Journey2009DocumentaryComposer
Las dignas mujeres por la dignidad y la vida2002ShortComposer
Juan: Como si nada hubiera sucedido1987DocumentaryComposer
Mercedes Sosa: como un pájaro libre1983DocumentaryComposer
Güemes – la tierra en armas1971Juana AzurduyActress
Tiempo de pensar2011TV Series composer: theme musicMusic Department
16, Rue Descartes2015Documentary post-productionHerselfSelf
Mercedes Sosa: Cantora, an Intimate Journey2009DocumentaryHerselfSelf
La noche del 102005TV SeriesHerselfSelf
Three Voices: Live in Concert2004Video documentaryHerselfSelf
Viola Chilensis2003DocumentaryHerselfSelf
Historias de Argentina en vivo2001DocumentarySelf
HermanSIC2000TV SeriesHerselfSelf
La noche abierta2000TV SeriesHerselfSelf
Almorzando con Mirtha Legrand1997-1999TV SeriesHerself – GuestSelf
Ritmo de la noche1994TV SeriesHerself – Musical GuestSelf
Festival Internacional de la Canción de Viña del Mar1993TV SeriesHerself – PerformerSelf
Fin de siglo1987TV SeriesHerselfSelf
Será posible el sur: Mercedes Sosa1986DocumentaryHerselfSelf
Mercedes Sosa: como un pájaro libre1983DocumentaryHerselfSelf
Retrato en vivo1979TV SeriesHerselfSelf
Le grand échiquier1979TV SeriesHerselfSelf
Musiqueando1977TV SeriesHerselfSelf
Esta es mi Argentina1974Documentary voiceSelf
Argentinísima1972DocumentarySelf
Show-Report1970TV Series documentaryHerselfSelf
The Resurrection of Victor Jara2015Documentary post-productionHerselfArchive Footage
Tu cara me suena – Argentina2013-2015TV SeriesHerselfArchive Footage
Gracias por venir, gracias por estar2012-2014TV SeriesHerselfArchive Footage
Premios Martín Fierro 20092010TV SpecialHerself – In MemoriamArchive Footage
The Power of Their Song: The Untold Story of Latin America’s New Song Movement2008DocumentaryHerselfArchive Footage
La imagen de tu vida2006TV SeriesHerselfArchive Footage