Chavela Vargas

 

 

Age: 93

 

Summary: Mexican legendary singer who rose to fame singing lusty "ranchera" songs while wearing men's clothes, carrying a pistol, drinking heavily, and smoking cigars.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cardiorespiratory failure

 

Born: April 17, 1919

 

Died: August 5, 2012

 

Location: Cuernavaca, Mexico