Famous Venezuelan Musicians

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Gustavo Dudamel
(Grammy-Winning Venezuelan Conductor and Violinist Who Has Directed the Los Angeles Philharmonic)
Gustavo Dudamel
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Birthdate: January 26, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Barquisimeto, Venezuela

The son of a trombonist, Venezuelan musician Gustavo Dudamel took to music at age 5 and grew up to be a popular conductor/violinist. He has served as a director of some of the major global orchestras, such as the Los Angeles Philharmonic. The Grammy winner has also appeared in several TV programs.

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Ricardo Montaner
(One of the Best-Selling Latin Music Artists)
Ricardo Montaner
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Birthdate: September 8, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Valentín Alsina

Latin Grammy-winning Argentine-Venezuelan singer Ricardo Montaner is considered one of the most successful Latin music artists ever. Apart from releasing hit tracks such as Tan Enamorados, he also appeared in the Latin soap Niña Bonita. He has also been a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and owns a charity.

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Franco De Vita
(Award-Winning Venezuelan Latin Grammy Singer-Songwriter Known for His Albums ‘Stop’ and ‘Extranjero’)
Franco De Vita
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Birthdate: January 23, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Caracas
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Teresa Carreno
(Pianist an internationally renowned virtuoso pianist and was often referred to as the)
Teresa Carreno
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Birthdate: December 22, 1853
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela
Died: June 12, 1917

Teresa Carreno was a Venezuelan composer, conductor, and pianist. During the course of her illustrious career, which spanned more than 50 years, Carreno achieved international popularity as a virtuoso pianist and was nicknamed the Valkyrie of the Piano. Carreno is also credited with teaching pianists like Edward MacDowell, who went on to become a popular pianist in his own right.

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Gabriela Montero
(Venezuelan Pianist Most Noted for Making Real-Time Improvisation of Complex Musical Compositions)
Gabriela Montero
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Birthdate: May 10, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela
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Simón Díaz
(Distinguished ‘Grammy Award’ Winning Venezuelan Singer, Musician and Composer )
Simón Díaz
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Birthdate: August 8, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Barbacoas, Venezuela
Died: February 19, 2014
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Hugo Blanco
(Venezuelan Musician & Songwriter)
Hugo Blanco
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Birthdate: September 25, 1940
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela
Died: June 14, 2015

Hugo Blanco was a Venezuelan musician best remembered for writing popular songs like Moliendo Café, which is often counted among the most popular Venezuelan songs in the world. He is also credited with founding a Venezuelan musical group named Los Hijos De Ña Carmen.

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Juan Vicente Torrealba
(Venezuelan Music Composer and Harpist)
Juan Vicente Torrealba
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Birthdate: February 20, 1917
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela
Died: May 2, 2019

Juan Vicente Torrealba was a Venezuelan music composer and harpist. Composer of popular music, Torrealba is credited with founding a group named Los Torrealberos along with his brother and son. After achieving popularity in Venezuela, Juan Vicente Torrealba performed in the United States, Europe, and Latin America. His composition La fillo zaina inspired a telenovela in Colombia.

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Alfredo Rolando Ortiz
(Internationally Acclaimed Composer and Soloist of the Paraguayan Harp)
Alfredo Rolando Ortiz
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Birthdate: December 10, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cuba

Alfredo Rolando Ortiz is a Cuban soloist of the Paraguayan harp. An internationally acclaimed soloist, Alfredo is also renowned as a composer, educator, recording artist, and author. With a multicultural repertoire which includes classical, folk, and popular music of several countries, Alfredo Rolando Ortiz has performed across the world for audiences of all ages.