Carlos Santana

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Carlos Augusto Alves Santana
  • Birth Place: Autl├ín de Navarro, Jalisco, Mexico
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 07/20/1947, Cancer
  • Profession: Musician
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Carlos Santana Fast Facts:
  • First introduced to music by his father, who was a professional mariachi violinist.
  • Renowned music career took off after his performance at Woodstock in 1969.
  • Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998.
  • Established the nonprofit Milagro Foundation in 1998, which supports disadvantaged youth in the areas of arts, education and health.
  • Revived his career and swept the 1999 Grammys with his album Supernatural, which featured duets with a number of contemporary artists, including Eric Clapton, Rob Thomas, Lauren Hill, Dave Matthews and Wyclef Jean.
  • Launched a women's shoe line, Carlos by Carlos Santana, in 2000. 
  • Ranked No. 15 on Rolling Stone's list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time in 2003.
  • Carlos Santana Relationships:
  • Josefina Barragan de Santana - Mother
  • Salvador Santana - Son
  • Angelica Santana - Daughter
  • Jose Santana - Father
  • Stella Santana - Daughter
  • Cindy Blackman - Wife
  • Deborah Santana - Ex-wife
  • Jorge Santana - Brother
  • Antonio Santana - Brother
  • Carlos Santana Awards:
  • 1999 Grammy: Record of the Year - Winner
  • 1999 Grammy: Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals - Winner
  • 2002 Grammy: Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals - Winner
  • 1999 Grammy: Best Pop Instrumental Performance - Winner
  • 1999 Grammy: Best Rock Album - Winner
  • 1988 Grammy: Best Rock Instrumental Performance - Winner
  • 1999 Grammy: Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal - Winner
  • 1999 Grammy: Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal - Winner
  • 1999 Grammy: Album of the Year - Winner

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