Chilean musicians died at 43

Here are 1 famous musicians from Chile died at 43:

Rolando Alarcón

Rolando Alarcón (August 5, 1929-April 5, 1973) also known as Rolando Alarcon or Alarcón, Rolando was a Chilean teacher.

His albums include Canta a los poetas soviéticos, El nuevo Rolando Alarcón, Canciones de la Guerra Civil Española, El hombre, Traditional Chilean Songs, Por Cuba y Vietnam, El alma de mi pueblo, Canciones desde una prisión, Rolando Alarcón and Rolando Alarcón y sus canciones. His related genres: Folk music, Nueva canción and Music of Chile.

Rolando Alarcón was born in Chillán, Chile and grew up in a family of musicians. He studied music and education at the University of Chile and became a teacher. Inspired by Chile's folk music, he began composing and performing his own music, often focusing on social and political issues such as poverty and injustice. He became a key figure in the nueva canción movement, which emphasized socially conscious music and lyrics, and his songs became anthems for the resistance against the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. Aside from his music, Alarcón was also a dedicated teacher and worked to promote education in rural communities. He died in Mexico City at the age of 43, leaving a legacy as one of Chile's most beloved and influential musicians.

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