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Chavela Vargas: At Carnegie Hall
13 Jul 2006 // 7:00 PM
You might think that the people in this audience are idiots for cheering at a raspy voice. You might prefer raw, bitey, old Vargas to young Vargas. You might not know what to think.
Chavela Vargas, defiant singer who was a cultural force in Mexico, dies at 93
5 Aug 2012 // 10:55 PM
MEXICO CITY — Chavela Vargas, a pre-eminent interpreter of the music of loss and longing known as ranchera, who defiantly shattered gender stereotypes and blazed a