Rosalía León Oviedo
Fecha de nacimiento:
14 de julio de 1974
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singer-songwriter dedicated to folkloric rhythms. (born July 14, 1974) is a Mexican actress, singer, guitarist and former participant in the Mexican musical reality show La Academia
. She is originally from Mexico City. She released her first album through Sony Music in 2003 selling over 50,000 copies in the first four weeks.
Rosalía León Oviedo, born in Mexico City on July 14, singer-songwriter and guitarist dedicated to folkloric rhythms. She is the founder and leader of the guitar project “Gliese 229”, a concept that comprehends an acoustic guitar and an electric guitar, as well as her voice to revisit renowned songs of the Traditional Mexican music and to contribute with new compositions of her authorship to the genre.
She has taken singing, guitar and guitar crafting instruction, as well as pan flute and crystal flute classes. She studied techniques of South American Rhythmic Guitar with Ciro Hurtado and Ruben Izquierdo; music composition with Daniel Barjau; and luthiery at the Liceo Paracho Johrengua in Mexico City since 2017.
Rosalía Leon Oviedo has two albums under her acoustic-electric guitar and voice concept, produced by herself:
• “Alegorías” (2013)
• “Más Alto” (2017)
This last one with the collaboration of artists such as Mike Stern, Sergio Vallín, Javier Bátiz, Raúl Fernandez Greñas, Julio Revueltas, Pavel Cal, César Huesca, Susana Harp, Sole Giménez and Kelvis Ochoa among others; the same that has remained for more than 10 months among the best-selling albums in the genre of World Music in Mexico.
In 2018, on the occasion of the first anniversary of the release of "Más Alto", Rosalía recorded a special version of her song "Casi Creo Que Aquí Que Quedas" with the collaboration of the Mexican singer Eugenia León