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Jorge Drexler
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Drexler performing in Santiago, Chile on September 25, 2010.
Background information
Birth name Jorge Abner Drexler Prada
Born September 21, 1964 (1964-09-21) (age 56)
Montevideo, Uruguay
Origin Uruguay
Genres Latin pop

Jorge Drexler (born Jorge Abner Drexler Prada; 21 September 1964) is an Uruguayan musician, actor, and doctor.

In 2004, Drexler become the first Uruguayan ever to win an Academy Award. He won for composing the song "Al Otro Lado del Río" from The Motorcycle Diaries.

Discography

  • La luz que sabe robar (Ayui, 1992)
  • Radar (Ayui, 1994)
  • Vaivén (Virgin, 1996)
  • Llueve (Virgin, 1997)
  • Frontera (Virgin, 1999)
  • Sea (Virgin, 2001)
  • Eco (Dro, 2004)
  • Eco2 (includes 3 bonus tracks + DVD) (Dro, 2005)
  • 12 Segundos de Oscuridad (2006)
  • La Edad del Cielo (iTunes release) (2007)
  • Cara B(2008)
  • Amar la Trama (2010)


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