Daniel Viglietti

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Daniel Viglietti
Background information
Birth nameDaniel Alberto Viglietti Indart
Born(1939-07-24)24 July 1939
Montevideo, Uruguay
Died30 October 2017(2017-10-30) (aged 78)
Montevideo, Uruguay
GenresFolk music, Nueva canción
InstrumentsGuitar, vocals
Years active1963–2017

Daniel Alberto Viglietti Indart (24 July 1939 – 30 October 2017) was an Uruguayan folk singer, guitarist, composer, and political activist. He was one of the main singers of Uruguayan popular song and also of the Nueva Canción or "New Song" of the 1960s and early 1970s. Viglietti was imprisoned in 1972 by his own government.[1] He was an activist against fascism in South America during the 1970s.

References[change | change source]

  1. Fischlin, Daniel; Heble, Ajay (2003). Rebel musics: human rights, resistant sounds, and the politics of music making. Black Rose Books. pp. 68–69. ISBN 1-55164-230-1.