Venezuelan singer and poet Lotty Ipinza dies at 67

Ipinza Rincón was born in Valencia, Edo. Carabobo, on April 9, 1953. Photo: Twitter Ernesto Villegas

This Sunday the death of the Venezuelan Lotty Ipinza Rincón, poet and lyric singer (soprano) at 67 years of age, was revealed. This was reported by the Minister of Popular Power for Culture, Ernesto Villegas, through his account on the social network Twitter @VillegasPoljak, where he expressed “I join the regret of the Venezuelan artistic community for the departure of Lotty Ipinza Rincón, poet and lyrical singer (soprano), from #Valencia, #Carabobo. My condolences to his sister Frezia Ipinza and other family and friends ”.

The lyrical singer (soprano) and poet Lotty Ipinza Rincón was born in Valencia, Edo. Carabobo, on April 9, 1953. He studied at the Juan José Landaeta School of Music in Caracas, at the National Conservatory of the National University in Bogotá, at the Tchaikovski Conservatory in Moscow and at the Santa Cecilia Conservatory in Rome. In Paris he frequented IRCAM. He studied Philosophy and Literature in a self-taught way.

Ipinza Rincón, inaugurated the Teresa Carreño Theater in Caracas with the opera Aída, by Verdi. He sang opera, oratorios, Latin American songs, and contemporary music. He runs his own singing school. Together with the Caracas soprano Fedora Alemán (1912-2018), he founded the Vocal Technique Workshop Fedora Alemán (1990) in Caracas, and has published poetry in the Literary Paper of the newspaper El Nacional. He participated in the First World Poetry Festival 2004 and the VIII World Poetry Festival 2011 in Caracas.

Among his poetic works is ALTERACIONES (Aphorisms) Caracas, Editorial Paracelso, 1992, 111 p. VASTAS SOMBRAS and DIÁLOGO NOCTURNO (Poetry) Caracas, Monte Avila Editores Latinoamericana., 2004. 92 p.