Under the Influence: Frida Kahlo Helps Melissa Aldana Find Her True Voice As her artwork so vividly shows, Frida Kahlo was well acquainted with tragedy long before her early death in 1954… This content is available to subscribers only. To continue reading, please login or start a FREE 14-Day Digital Subscription. Bundle your subscription with our award-winning print magazine here. Join Our Email Newsletter Join thousands of other jazz enthusiasts and get new music, artists, albums, events and more delivered to your inbox. Sign Up Now!