Natalia Lafourcade

by ethnic on February 28, 2010

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Birth Name: María Natalia Lafourcade Silva

Place of Birth: Coatepec, Mexico

Date of Birth: 26 February, 1984

*Chilean, French Basque (father)
*Mexican, possibly small amount of English (mother)

Natalia Lafourcade is a Mexican singer and songwriter. Her father, Gastón LaFourcade (Gastón Lafourcade Valdenegro), is a Chilean musician. Her mother, Maria del Carmen Silva, is Mexican. Her uncle is writer, critic, and journalist Enrique Lafourcade. Natalia was originally a member of the girl trio Twist in 1998, but as the group split up, she decided to go solo.

Natalia’s style of music is in the genre of pop and rock, with some Latin influences.

Natalia’s paternal grandfather is Enrique Eduardo Lafourcade Miranda (the son of Enrique José Lafourcade Aceituno and Zulima Miranda). Natalia’s grandfather Enrique was born in Santiago, Metropolitana de Santiago. Natalia’s great-grandfather Enrique was the son of Emilio/Pierre Lafourcade and Emilia/Amilia Aceituno. Zulima was the daughter of Adolfo Miranda and Julia Winslow, who likely had English ancestry.

Natalia’s paternal grandmother is named Raquel Valdenegro Leyva.

Sources: Genealogy of Natalia Lafourcade (focusing on her father’s side) –

Genealogy of Natalia’s father –

Marriage record of Natalia’s paternal great-grandparents, Enrique José Lafourcade Aceituno and Zulima Miranda –

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{ 8 comments… read them below or add one }

andrew August 18, 2017 at 6:15 am

she is part English too from Julia Winslow

andrew July 10, 2017 at 2:32 am

Natalia’s paternal grandparents were Enrique Lafourcade Miranda and Raquel Valdenegro Leyva

Natalia’s mother is Maria del Carmen Silva

bablah July 10, 2017 at 12:17 pm

Possible parents for Enrique Lafourcade Miranda

andrew July 10, 2017 at 1:04 pm

I would say without “possible”.

andrew July 10, 2017 at 1:41 pm
allennox November 28, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Yea it is more specifically french

Mix blood January 2, 2012 at 4:46 pm

LAFOURCADE is an European last name. Investigate a bit more. Chilean and Mexican are NOT ETHNICITIES.

fuzzypanda January 17, 2011 at 1:59 pm

sounds like she could have some portuguese as well

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