Rafael Orozco Maestre

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Rafael Orozco Maestre
Background information
Birth nameRafael José Orozco Maestre
Also known asRafael Orozco Maestre
Born(1954-03-24)March 24, 1954
Becerril, Cesar, Colombia
DiedJune 11, 1992(1992-06-11) (aged 38)
Barranquilla, Atlántico Department
GenresVallenato, Latin
Years active1976–1992

Rafael José Orozco Maestre (March 24, 1954 – June 11, 1992) was a Colombian vallenato singer, songwriter and composer.[1] It was given to him early in his career by another vallenato singer, Diomedes Díaz.

Orozco Maestre died in Barranquilla at the age of 38, was killed by a shooter in front of his house.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Biografía de Rafael Orozco". Elvallenato.com. Retrieved 2016-05-05.
  2. "Los archivos judiciales sobre el asesinato del ídolo Rafael Orozco". eltiempo.com. Retrieved 2020-10-11.