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Julieta Venegas
Julieta Venegas at Central Park Summer 2008
Background information
Birth name Julieta Venegas Percevault
Born November 24, 1970 (1970-11-24) (age 49)
Long Beach, California
Origin Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Genres Pop, indie pop, alternative music, folk rock
Occupations Singer-songwriter, musician, record producer
Instruments Vocals, piano, accordion, guitar, keyboards, wurlitzer, vibraphone, caja, cello
Years active 1992–present
Labels RCA, Sony International
Website julietavenegas.net
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Julieta Venegas Percevault (born November 24, 1970 in Long Beach, California), is a Mexican singer, songwriter, instrumentalist and producer. She sings pop-rock in the Spanish language. She speaks English, Portuguese, and Spanish.

She plays several instruments such as acoustic guitar, accordion, and keyboard. She has won five Latin Grammys and one Grammy Award. She has composed music for theater and performed in soundtracks for two movies.

Biography

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Julieta Guitarra 2008

Venegas began playing instruments at the age of 10 when her parents first sent her to piano lessons. Music became her passion. At the start of her career, she worked with a few bands in Tijuana, and then later in Mexico City.

Her first solo album was released in 1998, she recorded, toured and played live. In 2007, she worked with Miranda! to record the song "Perfecta," which became a chart-topping single in 2008 in Latin America. Also that year, she was featured in MTV Unplugged which led to a DVD and CD.

On August 13, 2010 Julieta gave birth to a baby girl named Simona in Mexico City.

Discography

  • Aquí 1997
  • Bueninvento 2000
  • 2003
  • Limón y Sal 2006
  • Otra Cosa 2010
  • Los Momentos 2013
  • Algo Sucede 2015

Legacy

According to Billboard "Venegas has maintained one of the most consistent yet understated careers since her solo debut, Aquí, more than two decades ago. A pioneer whose music and image have broken Latina stereotypes, Venegas has forged a path between Latin alternative and pop music, and supported the strong wave of Mexican female artists.

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