Popular Argentine singer known for beloved albums like Sera Posible El Sur. She was a proponent of the nueva cancion movement.
She won a singing competition hosted by a local radio station in 1950 at the age of fifteen.
She earned a posthumous Latin Grammy award for Best Folk Album with 2009's Cantora 1.
She had a son with her first husband, Manuel Oscar Matus.
She worked with a number of Spanish-language artists, such as Shakira.