Carlos Santana By: Ellie Martin pd.1

Carlos Santana is was born July 20, 1947, Autlán de Navarro, Mexico. He was a Mexican-born American musician whose popular music combined rock, jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban rhythms with a Latin sound.

In 1996, he formed the Santana Blues Band. The name was later changed to Santana. Two of his songs "Black Magic Woman" and "Oye Como Va," reached #1 on the album charts in 1970. In 2000, he won three Latin Grammy and eight Grammy awards. Santana's lasting contribution was marked by his groups induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In 2013, he was named a Kennedy Center Honoree.

  • Cultural Interaction- Santana was a musician, he showed cultural interaction by playing his Latin music in the U.S. He showed the place he was born, or his culture by his music.
  • Religion- Santana shows religion by showing his religion in his music. He was born a Catholic, but later on in his music career, he became a Christian and shared his religion around the world by his music.

"One day there will be no borders, no boundaries, no flags and no countries and the only passport will be the heart." Carlos Santana

Carlos Santana


"Carlos Santana." Britannica School, 2017. Britannica Concise Encyclopedia.

Accessed 21 Mar. 2017.

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