Mercedes Sosa

Mercedes Sosa bio

Birth Name: Mercedes Sosa

Occupation: Folk Singer

Place Of Birth: Argentina

Date Of Birth: July 9, 1935

Date Of Death: October 4, 2009

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Argentinean

Mercedes Sosa was born on the 9th of July, 1935. She was known for being a Folk Singer. Popular Argentine singer known for beloved albums like Sera Posible El Sur. She was a proponent of the nueva cancion movement.

Mercedes Sosa was born in Argentina. She won a singing competition hosted by a local radio station in 1950 at the age of fifteen. She earned a posthumous Latin Grammy award for Best Folk Album with 2009’s Cantora 1.

Mercedes Sosa was a Cancer and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Mercedes Sosa was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Mercedes Sosa is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


Mercedes’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Mercedes Sosa’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Mercedes Sosa’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Mercedes Sosa kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Mercedes Sosa was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Mercedes Sosa
NICKNAME: Mercedes
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Mercedes Sosa was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Mercedes Sosa was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Mercedes Sosa had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Mercedes Sosa’s birth sign is Cancer and she had a ruling planet of Moon.

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