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Francisca Valenzuela

Francisca Valenzuela is an American born Chilean singer, songwriter, poet, instrumentalist, and composer of Pop and Rock songs. She was born and raised in San Francisco, California, where she resided until the age of 12, before moving to Chile. She is considered to be one of the singing revelations of Chilean music from 2006. On June 30, 2007 she released her first solo studio album Muerdete La Lengua in Chile, where it was certified Gold.

Francisca Valenzuela's career is divided between the United States and Chile. She lived her first twelve years in San Francisco, California, United States with her four brothers and her parents, who were both scientists. There she demonstrated interest in music at a very early age. She began taking music lessons at the age of 7. By the age of ten she was playing acoustic guitar, was studying classical piano and was taking her first steps in writing songs.

In 2000, Francisca published her first book,"Defenseless Waters" a collection of her poems. She released her second book,"Abejorros/Madurar", which was distributed in Spain and Latin America. As part a promotional tour for "Defenseless Waters", she brought her guitar and keyboard to venues in California, where she gave poetry readings and performed songs of her own composition.

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