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...Alfredo Zitarossa is considered one of the most influential singer-songwriters of Latin America. Born on March 10, 1936, in Uruguay as an illegitimate child, Zitarossa was raised as the adopted son of Carlos Durán and Doraisella Carbajal...


Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Chamarrita (also known by other variants, such as shimarrita in Uruguay and, especially, chimarrita in Brazil) is a song-and-dance form for independently embraced couples, common to the sea coast and northeast region of Argentina, Uruguay...