Chamín Correa

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Benjamín "Chamín" Correa (4 December 1929 – 14 January 2020) was a Mexican guitarist and record producer. He was born in Mexico City. He was known for recording romantic music. He was a member of the Los Tres Caballeros alongside Roberto Cantoral and Leonel Gálvez, beginning in 1954. In 1957, they earned four golden discs.[1]

He also recorded with many famous artists, including Dave Brubeck, Joan Baez, Gloria Estefan, José José, Enrique Guzmán, Luis Miguel, Victor Yturbe El Piruli, and Marco Antonio Muñiz.

His most popular songs include 'El reloj', 'La barca', 'Donde estás', 'Poquita Fe', 'Regalame esta noche', 'Alma de Cristal' and 'Noche no te vayas'.

Correa died of a heart attack in Cuernavaca, Morelos on 14 January 2020, aged 90.[2]

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  1. "Chamin Correa' own web site". Archived from the original on 2011-07-22. Retrieved 2010-10-11.
  2. "'A huge loss for lovers of romantic music': Chamín Correa, legendary Mexican guitarist, dies at 90". The Washington Post. January 15, 2020.

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