Juana Molina

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Date of Birth October 1, 1961
Place of Birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Age 58 years old
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Juana Molina

Juana Rosario Molina is an Argentine singer, songwriter and actress, based in Buenos Aires. She is known for her distinctive sound, considered an exponent of folktronica, although it has also been described as ambient, experimental, neofolk, chill-out, indietronica, psychedelic, indie pop, and progressive folk.

Birth name: Juana Rosario Molina
Born: Oct 01, 1961, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Genres: Electronic, folk, ambient, experimental
Occupation(s): Singer, songwriter, actress
Years active: 1967–present
Labels: Domino, Crammed Discs
Associated acts: Alejandro Franov, Konono Nº1, Deerhoof, Kasai Allstars, Wildbirds & Peacedrums, Skeletons
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About Juana Molina

Singer, songwriter, and actress known for her experimental style of music, considered a type of folktronica. Although initially met with negative critics, she has developed a large cult following on an international scale.


Before Fame

During the 1976 Argentinian military coup, her family was forced to flee to Paris for six years. Her artistic development was deeply influenced in this time period, as she was introduced to French radio stations that would play music from around the world.

Achievement

In 1986, while looking for a job that would give her the time and financial freedom to pursue her music, she auditioned for a role on a sketch program. Three years later, she had her own television show, Juana y sus Hermanas.

Family Life

Her father is tango singer Horacio Molina, and her mother is actress Chunchuna Villafañe. She has a younger sister, who is also a musician.

Associations

Will Oldham and David Byrne are outspoken fans of her music, the later hiring her as the opening act of his 2001 tour.

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Latest information about Juana Molina updated on September 25, 2020.

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