Mercedes Sosa, photograph by Annemarie Heinrich.
|Birth name||Haydée Mercedes Sosa|
|Born||July 9, 1935|
San Miguel de Tucumán, Tucumán, Argentina
|Died||October 4, 2009 (aged 74)|
Buenos Aires, Argentina
|Genres||Folk, Nueva canción|
Haydée Mercedes Sosa (9 July 1935 – 4 October 2009) was an Argentine singer. She was popular throughout Latin America and many countries outside the continent. Sosa became one of the important examples of nueva canción. She gave voice to songs written by both Brazilians and Cubans. She was best known as the "voice of the voiceless ones".
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Media related to Mercedes Sosa at Wikimedia Commons
- Tribute to Mercedes Sosa Archived 2012-09-13 at the Wayback Machine (in Portuguese BR)
- Mercedes Sosa's website Archived 2009-12-01 at the Wayback Machine (in Spanish)
- Mercedes Sosa's News (in Spanish)
- Mercedes Sosa on IMDb