Sonia Silvestre

Sonia Silvestre (16 August 1952 – 19 April 2014) was a Dominican singer from San Pedro de Macorís.

Sonia Silvestre
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Sonia Silvestre in 2012
Born(1952-08-16)16 August 1952
Died19 April 2014(2014-04-19) (aged 61)
OccupationSinger
Spouse(s)Yaqui Núñez del Risco
(divorced)
José Betancourt
(2009-2014)
Children2

She was married to the broadcaster, producer and host Yaqui Núñez del Risco. After they divorced, Silvestre moved to Mexico, where she remained about three years. She had a long-term relationship with the Venezuelan photographer José Betancourt, the father of her son André and her daughter Eloísa; they married in 2009. In 2010, she performed a tribute to Luis Días.[1]

She suffered a massive stroke and two heart attacks on 17 April 2014 in Santo Domingo. She was 61 years old.[2]

Sonia Silvestre at an award's ceremony.

DiscographyEdit

  • 1974: Esta Es Sonia Silvestre
  • 1975: La Nueva Canción
  • 1976: Nueva Canción
  • 1978: Sonia Canta Poetas de la Patria
  • Folkhoy
  • Corazón de Vellonera
  • Una Verdadera Intérprete
  • Mi Corazón Te Seguirá
  • Edición Especial de Grandes Éxitos de los Años 70
  • 1990: Yo Quiero Andar
  • 1994: Amor y Desamor
  • 2007: Verde y Negro

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Un sentido homenaje a "El Terror"". Diario Libre (in Spanish). 4 November 2010. Retrieved 19 January 2014.
  2. ^ "Dominican singer Sonia Silvestre dies at 61". Dominican Today. 19 April 2014. Retrieved 19 April 2014.