Trini Lopez

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Trini Lopez
Trini Lopez in 1963
Trini Lopez in 1963
Background information
Birth nameTrinidad López III
Born(1937-05-13)May 13, 1937
Dallas, Texas, U.S.
DiedAugust 11, 2020(2020-08-11) (aged 83)
Palm Springs, California, U.S.
Occupation(s)Singer, musician and actor
InstrumentsVocals, guitar
Years active1959–2020
LabelsReprise, Columbia, King, Crown

Trinidad "Trini" López III (May 13, 1937 – August 11, 2020) was an American singer, guitarist, and actor.

His first album included a version of "If I Had a Hammer", which earned a Golden Disc for him. His other hits included "Lemon Tree", "I'm Comin' Home, Cindy" and "Sally Was a Good Old Girl".

He designed two guitars for the Gibson Guitar Corporation.

He starred as Pedro Jimenez in the 1967 war movie The Dirty Dozen.

Lopez never married and had no children.

Lopez died on August 11, 2020 at a hospital in Palm Springs, California from COVID-19, aged 83.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Trini Lopez III Dead: Legendary Singer Dies 83 From Covid-19
  2. Saperstein, Pat (11 August 2020). "Trini Lopez, Singer and Actor in 'The Dirty Dozen,' Dies of COVID-19 at 83". Variety. Archived from the original on 12 August 2020. Retrieved 11 August 2020.