Max Berrú (June 5, 1942 – May 1, 2018) was a Ecuadorian-Chilean singer and musician. He was one of the two founders of Inti-Illimani and sang the band's famous song "Viva Chile!". He was born in Cariamanga, Loja Province.
president Ricardo Lagos awarded him with the "Orden al Mérito Docente y Cultural Gabriela Mistral" in 2002. He owned a restaurant called Mitad del Mundo ("Middle of the World"), in reference to his Ecuadorian origins.
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- "A los 74 años, muere Max Berrú de Inti Illimani | HumoNegro.com". www.humonegro.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 1 May 2018.