Artist Catalog

Ángel Parra

Luis Ángel Cereceda Parra (27 June 1943 – 11 March 2017) was a Chilean singer and songwriter, son of Violeta Parra, folklorist and brother of Isabel Parra. He traveled abroad helping to maintain the Nueva Canción tradition in Chilean expatriate communities in Europe, North America, and Australia. His son—also named Ángel Parra—is the lead guitarist for the band Los Tres.

Parra died of lung cancer in Paris, France on 11 March 2017, aged 73.