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Víctor Víctor

Dominican guitarist

Died when: 71 years 218 days (859 months)
Star Sign: Sagittarius


Víctor Víctor

Víctor Víctor (born Víctor José Víctor Rojas; 11 December 1948 – 16 July 2020) was a Dominican guitarist, singer and composer.

Víctor was born in Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic to José Víctor (father) and Avelina Rojas (mother).

He was the founder of the musical group in the 1970s.Many of the major Dominican singers of the time period had song composed by Victor, including Wilfrido Vargas and Juan Luis Guerra.

It was through his own music activity that a composition of his in 1991 became international popular and resulted in him conducting tours throughout the Spanish-speaking world.

He was also one of the first Dominican artists to travel to Cuba, when this type of travel was not allowed by the Dominican government.

In 2007 he recorded an album with social-themed songs titled Verde y Negro as a tribute to the freedom fighters of the Dominican people.

Víctor died from COVID-19 during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Dominican Republic on 16 July 2020 at a hospital in Santo Domingo, aged 71.

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