Simón Díaz

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Simón Díaz
Simón Díaz in the 1980s.jpg
Simón Díaz in the 1980s
Background information
Born(1928-08-08)August 8, 1928
Barbacoas, Aragua, Venezuela
DiedFebruary 19, 2014(2014-02-19) (aged 85)
Caracas, Venezuela
GenresVenezuelan folk music
Occupation(s)musician, singer, composer
Years active1948–2007
Websitehttp://www.simondiaz.com

Simón Narciso Díaz Márquez (August 8, 1928 – February 19, 2014) was a Venezuelan singer. He was a Grammy Award winning composer of Venezuelan music.

On September 30, 2008, the Latin Grammy Awards announced that it would honor Díaz with a Lifetime Achievement Award, (El Premio del Consejo Directivo).[1]

Díaz had Alzheimer's disease for many years. He died on 19 February 2014 in Caracas, Venezuela.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Artists to Receive the 2008 Latin Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award". Latin Grammy. Latin Grammy.com. Retrieved 2009-10-23.
  2. Falleció el tío de Simón de Venezuela(Spanish)

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