Tag Archives: Chavela Vargas

August 19

Chavela Vargas, 93, dies in Mexico

From my column in The Washington Times Communities WASHINGTON, AUGUST 7, 2012 – Chavela Vargas, at the age of 93, transcended this life, as befits a person regarded by many as a Shaman. Vargas was widely known for her songs.  A plaintive, scratchy voice comes through the speakers and seems to cling to the air as Chavela […]