Born July 20, 1947, Carlos Augusto Alves Santana (born July 20, 1947) is a famous rock guitarist whose band was known for pioneering rock, Latin music and jazz fusion in the 60s and 70s. He experienced a resurgence of popularity and critical acclaim in the late 90s. In 2003, Rolling Stone magazine listed him at number 15 on their list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time. He has won 10 Grammy Awards and 3 Latin Grammy Awards.
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