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Cardona, Florencia Bisenta de Casillas Martinez (Carr, Vikki)

Born: 1942 AD
Currently alive, at 73 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Singer


1941 - Born Florencia Bisenta de Casillas Marinez Cardona in El Paso, Texas on July 19th. Vikki Carr, a platinum-selling artist, has performed for five presidents, the Queen of England and sold-out audiences worldwide.

1961 - She launched her career as a recording artist with the hit song "He's a Rebel". It was soon followed by another hit single, "It Must Be Him", which was later featured in the movie "Moonstruck".

1972 - He appeared in the movie "The Gore Gore Girls".

         - Always proud of her Mexican heritage, Carr persuaded her record company to allow her to record a Spanish-language album.

1981 - She received her Hollywood Walk of Fame.

1985 - She won Grammy's for Best Mexican-American performance for "Simplemente Mujer".

1992 - She won  Grammy's Best Latin Pop Album, "Cosas del Amor".

1993 - Married Dr. Pedro De Leon on June 15th.

1995 - Another Grammy for Best Mexican-American Performance, Vocal or Instrumental for "Recuerdo a Javier Solis".


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