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Lila Downs

Ana Lila Downs Sánchez, best known as Lila Downs (born September 9, 1968) is an American–Mexican singer-songwriter and actress. She performs her own compositions as well as tapping into Mexican traditional and popular music. She also incorporates indigenous Mexican influences and has recorded songs in many indigenous languages such as Mixtec, Zapotec, Mayan, Nahuatl and Purépecha. Born and raised in Oaxaca, she primarily studied at the Institute of Arts by Oaxaca and briefly attended University of Minnesota, before withdrawing to focus on her musical career. She soon began performing in the traditional music scene of Oaxaca City.

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Sep 9, 1968 In Oaxaca, Mexico
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie En mi país 2004-12-05
Latest Project:
Movie River of Fundament 2014-02-12
Known For
Poster of River of Fundament
Poster of Deseo
Poster of Mariachi Gringo
Movie River of Fundament Priest / REN Manager 2014-02-12
Movie Mariachi Gringo Sophia 2012-10-03
Movie Deseo Lila Downs 2012-11-23
Movie The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo Frida Kahlo (voice) 2005-03-22
Movie En mi país Lila Downs 2004-12-05
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