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Freddy Fender
Original name: Baldemar Huerta
Birth: Jun. 4, 1937
San Benito
Cameron County
Texas, USA
Death: Oct. 14, 2006
Corpus Christi
Nueces County
Texas, USA

Country Singer, Musician. Born Baldemar Huerta Spouse Evangelina (Vangie) Huerta, his best known hit song was "Before the Next Teardrop Falls," a No. 1 hit on both Billboard magazine's country and Hot 100 charts in 1975. The song sold one million copies and was awarded the Country Music Association's Single of the Year in 1975. Texas Governor George Bush wrote the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce endorsing Fender, of which he was awarded a star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and he appeared in the 1987 motion picture "The Milagro Beanfield War." His hopes were to be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, Tennessee. (bio by: GW) 

Cause of death: Lung cancer
 
Burial:
San Benito Memorial Park Cemetery
Cameron County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: GW
Record added: Oct 14, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16174412
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