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Mercedes Sosa Net Worth: Mercedes Sosa was an Argentine vocalist who had a net worth of $10 million. Sosa have popularity throughout Latin America and a number of other states during her career. She added her voice to tunes composed by both Brazilians and Cubans. Mercedes Sosa performed in places including the Lincoln Center in NYC, the Theatre Mogador in Paris as well as the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City, along with sell out shows in NYC’s Carnegie Hall as well as the Roman Coliseum during her closing decade of life. Her career spanned four decades, within which she was the recipient of numerous Grammy awards and nominations. She also served as an ambassador for UNICEF. The driving force supporting the “nueva cancion” movement, of which she was so instrumental, she started her acting career at age 15 after taking top honours in a radio station recreational contest. Her repertoire of tunes championing human rights and democracy caused Sosa to be seen as a serious danger from the military regime as well as in 1975 she was detained within a live performance (which also resulted in the arrest of several audience members). Death threats induced Sosa to leave Argentina in 1979 and she stayed in exile for 3 years, returning using a victorious comeback performance in February 1982. On October 4, 2009, Sosa passed away following an extended battle with kidney disease.

Quick Facts

Birth date: July 9, 1935, San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina
Death date: October 4, 2009, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Birth place: San Miguel de Tucumán
Profession:Singer, Social activist, Film Score Composer
Nationality:Argentina
Spouse:Manuel Óscar Matus (m. 1957)
Children:Fabian Matus
Siblings:Fernando Sosa, Orlando Sosa, Clara Rosa Sosa, Zamba para olvidarte, Todo cambia, Gracia a la vida
Awards:Latin Grammy Award for Best Folk Album, Latin Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, Zamba para olvidarte, Todo cambia, Gracia a la vida
Nominations:Latin Grammy Award for Album of the Year, Latin Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Album, Zamba para olvidarte, Todo cambia, Gracia a la vida
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Filmography

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cuéntame2011-2014TV Series performer - 3 episodes
Ochéntame... otra vez2014TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Gent de paraula2012TV Series performer - 1 episode
Turime popieziu!2011performer: "Todo Cambia"
Mercedes Sosa: Cantora, an Intimate Journey2009Documentary performer: "Aquellas pequeñas cosas", "Barro tal vez", "Zamba del cielo", "Coração vagabundo", "La maza", "Himno de mi corazón", "Desarma y sangra", "Jamás te olvidaré", "Zona de promesas"
Banda sonora2008TV Series performer - 1 episode
Che: Part Two2008performer: "Balderrama"
Televisión por la identidad2007TV Mini-Series performer - 1 episode
Hermano Núñez2004Short performer: "Danza de los Machetes
Good Morning, Night2003performer: "Gloria", "La Huida Vidala Tucumana"
Ritmo de la noche1994TV Series performer - 1 episode
Mercedes Sosa: como un pájaro libre1983Documentary performer: "La maza", "Guitarra enlunarada", "Grito Santiagueño", "Al jardin de la republica", "Soy pan, soy paz, soy mas", "Maria va", "Zambita de los humildes", "Polleritas", "Alfonsina y el mar", "Cuando ya me empiece a quedar solo", "Inconsciente colectivo", "Solo le pido a Dios", "Como la cigarra", "Como un pajaro libre", "Canción para todos", "Cuando tenga la tierra"

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mercedes Sosa: Cantora, an Intimate Journey2009Documentary
Las dignas mujeres por la dignidad y la vida2002Short
Juan: Como si nada hubiera sucedido1987Documentary
Mercedes Sosa: como un pájaro libre1983Documentary

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Güemes - la tierra en armas1971Juana Azurduy

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tiempo de pensar2011TV Series composer: theme music

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
16, Rue Descartes2015Documentary post-productionHerself
Mercedes Sosa: Cantora, an Intimate Journey2009DocumentaryHerself
La noche del 102005TV SeriesHerself
Three Voices: Live in Concert2004Video documentaryHerself
Viola Chilensis2003DocumentaryHerself
Historias de Argentina en vivo2001Documentary
HermanSIC2000TV SeriesHerself
La noche abierta2000TV SeriesHerself
Almorzando con Mirtha Legrand1997-1999TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Ritmo de la noche1994TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
Festival Internacional de la Canción de Viña del Mar1993TV SeriesHerself - Performer
Fin de siglo1987TV SeriesHerself
Será posible el sur: Mercedes Sosa1986DocumentaryHerself
Mercedes Sosa: como un pájaro libre1983DocumentaryHerself
Retrato en vivo1979TV SeriesHerself
Le grand échiquier1979TV SeriesHerself
Musiqueando1977TV SeriesHerself
Esta es mi Argentina1974Documentary voice
Argentinísima1972Documentary
Show-Report1970TV Series documentaryHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Resurrection of Victor Jara2015Documentary post-productionHerself
Tu cara me suena - Argentina2013-2015TV SeriesHerself
Gracias por venir, gracias por estar2012-2014TV SeriesHerself
Premios Martín Fierro 20092010TV SpecialHerself - In Memoriam
The Power of Their Song: The Untold Story of Latin America's New Song Movement2008DocumentaryHerself
La imagen de tu vida2006TV SeriesHerself

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