- Category : Singer - Popular
- Type : GP
- Profile : 1/3 - Investigating / Martyr
- Definition : Split - Small (10,14)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Laws 2
American musician; a singer and recording artist who frequently sings multilingually. She began as a soloist in a Mexican-Irish band playing gigs in California, Nevada and Hawaii. Her records include "With Pen in Hand" and "Can't Take My Eyes Off You." Her 18 albums cut with Columbia include "Live at the Greek." She was popular in guest appearances on TV, nightclubs and musical comedy internationally through her many tours.
The eldest of seven kids, Carr's career began in 1961 when she signed a contract with Liberty Records. In a four-decade international career, she has released 59 best-selling recordings. Bridging the Latino and Americana cultures, she has paved the way for future Hispanic performers.
Carr's first big hit was "It Must Be Him," 1962, which earned three Grammy nominations. With a voice that can shatter glass and powerful verve, she is a superstar in Mexico and Spain singing in Spanish and in the U.S., has won Grammy awards three times. In the '90s she still sings to top critical review.
Carr made her third marriage 6/05/1993 to Dr. Pedro de Leon of San Antonio, TX. She is noted for her philanthropic work with the community and the Girl Scouts and was named "Woman of the Year" by the Los Angeles Times in 1970.