Famous Uruguayan Singers

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Natalia Oreiro
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Birthdate: May 19, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Villa del Cerro, Montevideo, Uruguay

Natalia Oreiro is a Uruguayan actress, fashion designer, singer, songwriter, host, and producer. Apart from appearing in telenovelas and films, Oreiro has also worked on social awareness events and shows for organizations like UNICEF and Greenpeace. As a singer, Natalia Oreiro has sold more than 10 million records so far.

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Jorge Drexler
(First Uruguayan Composer to Win an Academy Award)

Jorge Drexler
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Birthdate: September 21, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay

Son of German immigrants who escaped the Holocaust, Jorge Drexler was born in Uruguay. Inspired by his physician parents, Dexler, became an otolaryngologist, but his love for music turned him into a Latin pop sensation. His song Al Otro Lado Del Rio from The Motorcycle Diaries won him an Oscar.

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Angel Bonanni
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Birthdate: February 7, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay

Angel Bonanni is an Israeli model and actor. He is known for playing important roles in popular American TV series like Absentia and Condor. One of the most popular models in Israel, Bonanni has appeared in fashion campaigns for major designers like Donna Karan and Jean Paul Gaultier. He has also appeared in magazines like Harper’s Bazaar.

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Erwin Schrott
(Bass-baritone)

Erwin Schrott
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Birthdate: December 21, 1972
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: tevideo, Uruguay

Erwin Schrott is a Uruguayan opera singer best known for his bass-baritone voice. Over the years, Schrott has played important roles in popular operas like Macbeth and Don Giovanni. He has performed in famous venues such as the Vienna State Opera and the Royal Opera House. Erwin Schrott has also received prestigious awards for his work.

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Eduardo Franco
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Birthdate: March 15, 1945
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paysandú, Uruguay
Died: February 1, 1989

Eduardo Franco was a Uruguayan singer and composer. He achieved international prominence as part of a musical group called Los Iracundos, where he was the lead vocalist. The group became popular worldwide during the mid 1960s when it released works like Stop and Primeros en América. 

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Marco Banderas
(Pornographic actor)

Marco Banderas
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Birthdate: October 13, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay

Marco Banderas is a Spanish pornographic actor best known for winning the prestigious AVN Award in 2014 for his performance in a film titled Skin. Banderas also owns a production company called Hot Zone Productions, which he launched in April 2007.

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Elli Medeiros
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Birthdate: January 18, 1956
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay

Elli Medeiros is a Uruguayan-French actress and singer. She is best known for her singles, Toi mon toit and A bailar calypso, which became extremely popular in France. Before embarking on a solo career, Elli Medeiros had formed a duo called Elli et Jacno along with the popular French musician, Jacno.

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Julio Sosa
(Singer)

Julio Sosa
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Birthdate: February 2, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Las Piedras, Uruguay
Died: November 26, 1964

Julio Sosa was a Uruguayan Argentinian singer best remembered as an exponent of tango. He achieved popularity after becoming a part of the Argentine orchestra, Orquesta Francini-Pontier, which was formed by the famous violinist Enrique Mario Francini. Sosa is also remembered for his love for sports cars; he died at age 38 after crashing a DKW coupé at high speed. 

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Daniel Viglietti
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Birthdate: July 24, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay
Died: October 30, 2017

Daniel Viglietti was a Uruguayan folk singer, composer, guitarist, and political activist. Viglietti was one of the most important exponents of Uruguayan Nueva Canción of the 1960s. Daniel Viglietti is credited with co-founding an independent record label called Ayuí/Tacuabé. 

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Agustín Casanova
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Birthdate: December 14, 1993
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay

Agustín Casanova is a Uruguayan actor and singer best known for his association with the popular band, Márama. Casanova is also a prominent TV personality; since 2020, he has been appearing as a judge on the popular reality TV series, Got Talent Uruguay.

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Sergio Fachelli
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Birthdate: March 28, 1952
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay

Sergio Fachelli is a Uruguayan singer and songwriter who achieved popularity in the mid 1980s. After a successful career, Fachelli stopped recording in the early 2000s. However, he made a comeback in 2018, much to the delight of his fans.

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Jaime Roos
(Singer)

Jaime Roos
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Birthdate: November 12, 1953
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay

Jaime Roos is a Uruguayan singer, record producer, and composer. One of the most popular and influential Uruguayan singers of his generation, Jaime Roos is best known for his work in the 1999 Argentine drama film El Amateur, which earned him the prestigious Silver Condor Award under the Best Score Musician category in 2000.

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José Carbajal
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Birthdate: December 8, 1943
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Juan Lacaze, Uruguay
Died: October 21, 2010

José Carbajal was a Uruguayan guitarist, singer, and composer. He is best remembered for his signature song Chiquillada, which made him famous in the whole of Latin America. José Carbajal kept performing well into his 60s before his untimely demise at the age of 66 due to a cardiac arrest.