Margarita Laso

Margarita Laso

Margarita Laso (Quito, July 20. 1963) is an Ecuadorian writer, editor, singer, and music producer. She has dedicated herself to the interpretation of songs based on traditional and regional genres of Ecuador, she has recorded pasillos, boleros, tangos, Christmas songs, and traditional Ecuadorian music. She has produced over 12 records and has authored several poetry books. In 1997, her poetry book, “El trazo de las cobras” won the Jorge Carrera Andrade Prize. She has worked as a columnist for the newspaper Hoy.

Awards

  • Jorge Carrera Andrade Poetry Prize (1997)

Videos

Margarita Lasso at Poetry event “Poetry in Parallel 0”

Poetry in Parallel 0, Uploaded to YouTube 2012

Margarita Laso performing a song titled Desdichas

Uploaded to YouTube in 2022.

Works

  • Erosonera (1991)
  • Queden en la lengua mis deseos (1994)
  • El trazo de las cobras (1997)
  • Los lobos desarmados (2004)
  • La fiera consecuente (2012)
  • Crónica de sueños
  • De la ferocidad y el crujido (Mario Bojórquez)
  • El camal de los Leones

Music Albums

  • Rosas Rojas
  • Luna desnuda (1992), boleros y canciones de amor.
  • Canciones de cuna y villancicos (1997), canciones navideñas.
  • Apostemos que me caso (1998), canciones ecuatorianas.
  • Cómo me gustas (1999), boleros y canciones de amor.
  • Gallito verde (2000), villancicos latinoamericanos.
  • Vivir en este Carpuela (2001), canciones ecuatorianas.
  • Más bueno que el pan (2002), clásicos de la canción nacional.
  • Manito de Cera (2004), canciones navideñas latinoamericanas.
  • El Canelazo (2005), canciones ecuatorianas.
  • Garganta con arena (2006), tangos.
  • Fiesta en navidad (2009), canciones navideña
  • Corazoncito (2010), canciones ecuatorianas.
  • Allá te Esperaré (2016), canciones ecuatorianas

Single

  • Piel De Trigo (1991)

Others

  • 2000 – Gallito Verde. (Christmas Carol)
  • 2009 – Vivir en este Carpuela (Ecuadorian songs)
  • 2009 – Manito de Cera. (Christmas Latinoamericans songs)
  • 2009 – Garganta con Arena. (Tangos)
  • 2009 – Corazoncito. (Ecuadorian songs)

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