Cesar Rosas

Cesar J. Rosas (born September 26, 1954 in Hermosillo, Mexico) is a singer, songwriter and guitarist for Los Lobos. Rosas also participates in the Latin supergroup Los Super Seven. Perhaps the most recognizable member of Los Lobos, Rosas is known for his trademark black sunglasses, goatee and black hair.

Cesar Rosas
Cesar Rosas performing at the White House , 2009
Background information
Born (1954-09-26) 26 September 1954
Hermosillo, Mexico
GenresChicano rock, Tex-Mex, latin rock, roots rock, blues-rock, brown-eyed soul, Americana
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter
InstrumentsVocals, guitar
Associated actsLos Lobos, Los Super Seven

Aside from live shows with Los Lobos, Cesar Rosas has been active as a session musician and sideman during the past several decades. In addition, he released a solo album, Soul Disguise, in February 1999, and toured after its release.

Personal life

Rosas has three daughters, Ruby, Amber and Victoria.

Rosas's wife, Sandra Rosas, was reported missing in 1999. Her half-brother, Gabriel Gómez, was tried, convicted of her murder, and sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Sandra Rosas's body was found on November 22, 2000 in Santa Clarita, CA.[1]


  1. Unknown Author, Unknown (2000-11-30). "Police Discover Body of Los Lobos Wife". VH1. Retrieved 2018-10-03.

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