Ángel Parra, Chilean singer and songwriter, Died at 73

  Music, Writer

Luis Ángel Cereceda Parra was born on June 27, 1943, and died on March 11, 2017.

He was a Chilean singer and songwriter.

He was the son of Violeta Parra, who is a notable Chilean folklorist and brother of Isabel Parra.

Ángel Parra traveled abroad helping to maintain the Nueva Canción tradition in Chilean expatriate communities in Europe, North America, and Australia.

Ángel Parra’s son—also named Ángel Parra—is the lead guitarist for the band Los Tres.

He died of lung cancer in Paris, France.

Ángel Parra passed away at 73 years old.