Argentine music stars who deceased at age 49

Here are 1 famous musicians from Argentina died at 49:

Jorge Recalde

Jorge Recalde (August 9, 1951 Argentina-March 10, 2001) was an Argentine personality.

Jorge Recalde was a professional rally driver who competed in the World Rally Championship (WRC) throughout the 1980s and 1990s. He won the Argentine Rally three times in 1988, 1995, and 1998, and achieved several podium finishes in other WRC events. Recalde was known for his aggressive driving style and his love for racing, which made him a fan favorite in Argentina and around the world.

Aside from his rally career, Recalde was also a businessman and a politician. He owned and managed several businesses in Argentina, including a car dealership and a tourism company. In 1991, he was elected as a member of the Argentine Chamber of Deputies, a position he held until 1995.

Recalde's death in 2001 shocked the rally community and his fans, who remembered him as a talented and charismatic driver. In his honor, the Argentine Rally renamed one of its stages after him, and his legacy lives on through the Jorge Recalde Foundation, which supports motorsports and road safety initiatives in Argentina.

He died caused by myocardial infarction.

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