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|Birth name||Alfredo Iribarne|
March 10, 1936|
|Died||January 17, 1989
|Genres||Zamba, milonga, taquirari, candombe|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, songwriter, poet, journalist|
|Instruments||Vocals, guitar, guitarrón uruguayo|
|Labels||Tonal, Orfeo, Odeón, Microfón, RCA, Movieplay|
|Associated acts||Ciro Pérez, Hilario Pérez, Yamandú Palacios, Héctor Numa Moraes|
Alfredo Zitarrosa (March 10, 1936 – January 17, 1989) was a Uruguayan singer-songwriter, poet and journalist. He specialized in Uruguayan and Argentinean folk genres such as zamba and milonga, and he became a chief figure in the nueva canción movement in his country. A staunch supporter of Communist ideals, he lived in exile between 1976 and 1984. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential singer-songwriters of Latin America.
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