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Carlos Santana, Mexican-born American Musician

Carlos Santana, was born July 20, 1947 in Autlán de Navarro, Mexico.  He is a Mexican-born American musician whose popular music combined rock, jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban rhythms with a Latin sound. Santana began playing the violin at age five; by age eight, however, he had switched to the guitar. As a teenager, he played in bands in Tijuana, Mexico, where he was…