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Mimi Farina
Original name: Margarita Mimi Baez
Birth: Apr. 30, 1945
Palo Alto
Santa Clara County
California, USA
Death: Jul. 18, 2001
Corte Madera
Marin County
California, USA

The younger sister of Joan Baez, Farina not only recorded albums on her own but also with others, most notably her late husband, Richard Farina. He died in a motorcycle accident 3 years after their marriage on her 21st birthday. Eighteen years after his death she founded Bread & Roses, an organization that produces 500 shows annually at prisons, mental hospitals, and centers for senior citizens and abused and neglected children. There are now more than 15 other community organizations modeled after Bread & Roses across the country. 
 
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 Parents:
  Albert Vinicio Baez (1912 - 2007)
  Joan Chandos Bridge Baez (1913 - 2013)
 
 Spouse:
  Richard Farina (1937 - 1966)

Cause of death: Lung cancer
 
Burial:
Unknown
Specifically: Burial location is unknown at this time.
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jul 23, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 23267
Mimi Farina
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Mimi Farina
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A beautiful voice gone too soon....Tell Richard we miss him too.
- Clyde
 Added: Nov. 4, 2016
♥ again- thank you and bless...
- Stacy
 Added: Feb. 9, 2016

- Susan Beyer
 Added: Nov. 15, 2015
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