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Simón Díaz
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Simón Díaz in the 1980s
Background information
Born (1928-08-08)August 8, 1928
Barbacoas, Aragua, Venezuela
Died February 19, 2014(2014-02-19) (aged 85)
Caracas, Venezuela
Genres Venezuelan folk music
Occupation(s) musician, singer, composer
Years active 1948–2007

Simón Narciso Díaz Márquez (August 8, 1928 – February 19, 2014) was a Venezuelan singer. He was a Grammy Award winning composer of Venezuelan music.

On September 30, 2008, the Latin Grammy Awards announced that it would honor Díaz with a Lifetime Achievement Award, (El Premio del Consejo Directivo).

Díaz had Alzheimer's disease for many years. He died on 19 February 2014 in Caracas, Venezuela.

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