María Rivas (singer)
|Born||January 26, 1960|
|Died||September 19, 2019 (aged 59)|
Miami, Florida, U.S
Life[change | change source]
Rivas was born in Caracas. Rivas became a leading voice in the region's environmental movement, and her musical message as a composer often had ecological undertones. Rivas recorded eleven albums as a soloist. Her latest CD, MOTIVOS, was released in 2018  and nominated for a Latin Grammy for the 19th Annual Latin Grammy Awards.
She performed live in Colombia, Brazil, Austria, the Netherlands, Italy, Switzerland, France, Germany, Portugal, Panama, Puerto Rico, Spain, Great Britain, the Dominican Republic, and the United States.
Discography[change | change source]
- Primogénito (first Compact Disc made in Venezuela, 1990)
- Manduco (1992)
- Mapalé (1994)
- Muaré (1996)
- Café Negrito (1999)
- En Concierto: Maria Rivas y Aldemaro Romero (2003),
- Aquador (Soloist and Composer, 2005)
- María Rivas: 18 Grandes Éxitos (2006)
- Pepiada Queen (2007)
- Live Lunch Break (Recorded Live, 2010)
- Motivos (2018)
References[change | change source]
- Lord, Tom (1998). The jazz discography. Lord Music Reference. ISBN 978-1-881993-06-3. Retrieved 8 August 2011.
- "Maria Rivas | Motivos | CD Baby Music Store". Archived from the original on 2019-05-09. Retrieved 2019-09-20.
- Suena triste ‘El Manduco’: Cáncer acaba con la vida de la cantante María Rivas (in Spanish)
Other websites[change | change source]
- Official Maria Rivas English Language Home page
- Official Maria Rivas Spanish Language Home page Archived 2021-02-18 at the Wayback Machine
- Europe Jazz Network (outdated)