Carlos Santana By zachary Gehman

Early Life

  • Born on July 20, 1947
  • Autl√°n de Navarro, Mexico
  • Started violin at age 5
  • At age 8, switched to guitar
  • Moved to San Francisco in the 1960's

Why is he Important to South America

  • Inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998
  • Won multiple Grammies for his Latin music

How he Fits into the 8 Themes of World History

Cultural Interaction

  • Combined multiple cultures music together to create a unique sound
  • He combined rock, jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban rythems

A Quote from Carlos Santana

"Peace has never come from dropping bombs. Real peace comes from enlightenment and educating people to behave in a divine manner."

Works Consulted

"Carlos Santana." Britannica School, Encyclopædia Britannica, 12 Sep. 2013. school.eb.com/levels/high/article/Carlos-Santana/476059. Accessed 10 Feb. 2017.

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