Antonio Aguilar

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Antonio Aguilar
Antonio Aguilar in The Undefeated.jpg
Antonio Aguilar in The Undefeated (1969)
Born(1919-05-17)17 May 1919
Died19 June 2007(2007-06-19) (aged 88)
Mexico City, Mexico
Resting placeCerro de San Cayetano, El Soyate, Zacatecas, Mexico[1]
Other namesEl Charro de México
Tony Aguilar
Pascual Barraza
The Godfather of Banda Music
OccupationSinger, actor, songwriter, equestrian, film producer, screenwriter
Years active1950–2005
RelativesLeonardo Aguilar (grandson)
Ángela Aguilar (granddaughter)
Majo Aguilar(granddaughter)
Guadalupe Pineda (niece)
Dalia Inés (stepdaughter)
Francisco Rubiales (stepson)
Marcela Rubiales (stepdaughter)
La Prieta Linda (sister-in-law)
Mary Jiménez (sister-in-law)
AwardsGolden Ariel (1997)
Musical career

Antonio Aguilar Barraza (born José Pascual Antonio Aguilar Márquez Barraza;[2] 17 May 1919 – 19 June 2007) was a Mexican singer-songwriter, actor, equestrian, movie producer, and screenwriter.

He recorded over 150 albums, which sold 25 million copies.[3] He acted in more than 120 movies.[4]

His son, Pepe Aguilar, is a popular Mexican-American singer.

Aguilar died of pneumonia on 19 June 2007 at a hospital in Mexico City, aged 88.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Sepultan a Tony Aguilar en su rancho "El Soyate", en Zacatecas". Proceso. 22 June 2007. Archived from the original on 1 September 2018. Retrieved 29 April 2017.
  2. "Registro Civil de Villanueva: Nacimientos, matrimonios 1913-1936". FamilySearch. Retrieved 6 December 2012.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Mariachi Icon Antonio Aguilar Dies at 88". Billboard. 20 June 2007. Retrieved 31 October 2014.
  4. "Antonio Aguilar - Actor: Movie (125 credits)". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 31 October 2014.