Singer, Chavela Varga dead age 93,

Posted on August 6, 2012 • Filed under: Costa Rica, Culture

Chavela Vargas, a preeminent interpreter of the music of loss and longing known as ranchera, who defiantly shattered gender stereotypes and blazed a legendary path through 20th-century Mexican popular culture, died Aug. 5 at a hospital in Cuernavaca, Mexico. She was 93. Read Article

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