Carlos Santana

Musician Carlos Santana
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Profession: Musician

Nationality:
United States of America
American
Mexico
Mexican

Why Famous: Namesake and lead guitarist of the Latin rock band Santana. After reaching a global audience at the Woodstock concert in 1969, Santana released a string of hits, many of which include his signature Latin and African rhythms not usually present in mainstream rock.

Born: July 20, 1947
Birthplace: Autlán de Navarro, Jalisco, Mexico
Age: 71 years old

Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer

Married Life

  • 2010-12-19 Guitar legend Carlos Santana (63) weds rock drummer Cindy Blackman (51) in Maui, Hawaii

Historical Events in the Life of Carlos Santana

  • 1991-08-08 Carlos Santana pleads no contest to marijuana possession charge

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