Biography: Simón Díaz
One of the most respected Latin American singers and song-writers, Simón Díaz is acknowledged as such not only by the public but also by his peers. Artists like Placido Domingo, Joan Manuel Serrat, Mercedes Sosa, Gilberto Santa Rosa and Caetano Veloso, among others, include his songs in their repertoires.
From his humble origins as a peasant, to his success as a musician, an actor and a TV personality, Simón Díaz’s life can be understood as exemplary of the profound social transformations that defined Venezuela throughout the 20th Century.
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