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Sixto Díaz Rodríguez was born on July 10, 1942 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He dropped out of high school when he was 16 and began playing music at various unconventional clubs and bars. When both CDs he had recorded (Cold Fact and Coming from Reality) didn’t take off, he enrolled at university while also working in construction to support his family. He earned a Bachelor of Philosophy Ph.B. from Wayne State University’s Monteith College in 1981. He has three daughters and still lives in Detroit.