Ángel Parra

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Parra in 2015

Luis Ángel Cereceda Parra (27 June 1943 – 11 March 2017) was a Chilean singer and songwriter. He was born in Valparaíso, Chile. He traveled abroad helping to maintain the Nueva Canción tradition in Chilean expatriate communities in Europe, North America, and Australia.[1] He was known for producing his second album, Oratorio para el pueblo, which was about his love for Chile.

Parra died of lung cancer in Paris, France on 11 March 2017, aged 73.[2]

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  1. Bonacich, Drago. "Biography: Los Tres". Allmusic. Retrieved 24 December 2010.
  2. Chilean Singer Angel Parra Dies in Paris Aged 73