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Arturo Zambo Cavero

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Arturo Cavero ( b. Peru-Lima, 29 November 1940 d. 9 October 2009), better known by his fans by the pseudonym of “El Zambo Cavero”. He is a virtuoso Peruvian singer, who enjoys international fame. He is considered by many Peruvians a symbol of the Peruvian identity or “Peruanidad” because of his particular manner of singing that captivates his listeners, many of whom coincide that Cavero’s intensity makes then feel the melodies with a truly Peruvian taste , as a result in his long artistic trajectory, he is being very popular, admired and loved, not only in Perú, but by many people from different parts of the world in which he is selling his musical reproductions. “El Zambo Cavero” is specialized in interpreting, with a unique talent and inimitable voice, traditional songs from authentic and original rhythms of Perú, some of his best interpretations are songs that were composed by the notable Peruvian composer Augusto Polo Campos, other comes from a profound Afro-Peruvian traditional Música criolla. In June 3, 1987 Cavero, was laureated together with also the remarkable Peruvian musicians: Luis Abanto Morales, Jesús Vásquez and Augusto Polo Campos in Washington by the Organization of American States also known as OEA, honoring his merits after that the Inter-American Council of Music (Consejo Interamericano de Música) had a thorough evaluation of his professional career and the contribution and strong presence of the Peruvian Music in the American continent and in the rest of the world.

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