Miguel Ángel Estrella

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Miguel Ángel Estrella (4 July 1940 – 7 April 2022), was an Argentine pianist and human rights activist. He was a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador and a juror of the Russell Tribunal. He was born in San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina.

He went into exile on 1976 during the National Reorganization Process and was imprisoned and tortured in 1977 by the Civic-military dictatorship of Uruguay. He was released in 1980.[1]

From 2007 to 2016 he was the Argentine ambassador to the UNESCO. In 2013 he was honoured by the Argentine Senate for his career and his human rights defense.[2]

Estrella died on 7 April 2022 in Paris, France at the age of 81.[3]

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