Sonia Silvestre (16 August 1952 – 19 April 2014) was a Dominican singer and announcer from San Pedro de Macorís. She was married to the broadcaster, producer and host Yaqui Núñez del Risco. After they divorced, Silvestre moved to Mexico, where she remained about three years. She had a long-term relationship with the Venezuelan photographer José Betancourt, the father of her two sons André and Heloise; they married in 2009. In 2010, she performed a tribute to Luis Días.She suffered a massive stroke and two heart attacks on 17 April 2014 in Santo Domingo. She was removed from a respirator two days later. She was 61 years old.