Carr, Vikki

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Name
Carr, Vikki Gender: F
Florencia Biscenta de Castillas Martinez Cardona
born on 19 July 1940 at 15:00 (= 3:00 PM )
Place El Paso, Texas, 31n46, 106w29
Timezone MST h7w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
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Vikki Carr

Biography

American musician; a singer and recording artist who frequently sings multilingually. She began as a soloist in a Mexican-Irish band playing gigs in California, Nevada and Hawaii. Her records include "With Pen in Hand" and "Can't Take My Eyes Off You." Her 18 albums cut with Columbia include "Live at the Greek." She was popular in guest appearances on TV, nightclubs and musical comedy internationally through her many tours.

The eldest of seven kids, Carr's career began in 1961 when she signed a contract with Liberty Records. In a four-decade international career, she has released 59 best-selling recordings. Bridging the Latino and Americana cultures, she has paved the way for future Hispanic performers.

Carr's first big hit was "It Must Be Him," 1962, which earned three Grammy nominations. With a voice that can shatter glass and powerful verve, she is a superstar in Mexico and Spain singing in Spanish and in the U.S., has won Grammy awards three times. In the '90s she still sings to top critical review.

Carr made her third marriage 6/05/1993 to Dr. Pedro de Leon of San Antonio, TX. She is noted for her philanthropic work with the community and the Girl Scouts and was named "Woman of the Year" by the Los Angeles Times in 1970.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : Gain social status 1962 (First big hit)
  • Relationship : Marriage 5 June 1993 in San Antonio (Dr. Pedro de Leon, third marriage)
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Source Notes

Steinbrecher quotes B.C.

Categories

  • Traits : Body : Race (Hispanic)
  • Family : Childhood : Family large (Seven kids)
  • Family : Childhood : Order of birth (First of seven kids)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Three)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Travel for work (Tours)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Night Club/ Vaudeville (Night clubs and musical comedy)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc. (Bilingual albums)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession
  • Notable : Book Collection : Culture Collection

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