Katia Cardenal is a Nicaraguan singer, songwriter, and part of the nueva trova movement. Katia and her brother Salvador Cardenal formed Duo Guardabarranco, one of the leading proponents of nueva trova, known for the songs "Guerrero del amor", "Guardabosques", "Casa Abierta". and "Colibri".
About Katia Cardenal
Singer and songwriter who has been influential in the nueva trova movement and is one-half of the Duo Guardabarranco.
She began singing with Managua's El Colegio Teresiano chorus at an early age and assembled Duo Guardabarranco with her brother at the age of sixteen.
She created her own record label called Moka Discos in 2004.
She and her husband raised four children.
Cardenal and India.Arie are both female singers who write compelling music.
Information related to Katia Cardenal
- Music of Nicaragua - Music of Nicaragua is a mixture of indigenous and European, especially Spanish, influences. Musical instruments include the marimba and others that are common across Central America.
- Duo Guardabarranco - Duo Guardabarranco was a Nicaraguan duo consisting of siblings Katia Cardenal and Salvador Cardenal.
- Nicaraguan female singers