Sergio Ortega

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Sergio Ortega Alvarado
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Chilean musician and composer, born 2 February 1938 in Antofagasta, Chile, died 15 September 2003 in Paris, France. He was a member of the Chilean Communist Party, and composed Allende's party anthem ("Venceremos", first recorded by "Inti-Illimani"). He was an important figure in Chilean New Song, making songs to singers and groups as "Quilapayún" or "Inti-Illimani". After Pinochet's coup d'etat in 1973, he moved to France and remained there until he died.
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