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José Alfredo Jiménez
Birth: Jan. 19, 1926
Death: Nov. 23, 1973

Singer, Songwriter. Born in Dolores Hidalgo, Mexico, Jiménez is widely recognized as one of the most important artists of Ranchero music. He composed more than 200 songs, including "Media Vuelta", "El Rey", "Si Nos Dejan", "El Caballo Blanco", "Gracias", "Que Te Vaya Bonito", and "Un Mundo Raro". They have been recorded by singers around the world, most notably by Pedro Infante, Jorge Negrete, Luis Miguel, Lola Beltrán, Joan Manuel Serrat, and Lucha Villa. Jimenez's colorful grave has become a tourist attraction. His epitaph is the title of one of his songs, "La Vida No Vale Nada" ("Life Is Not Worth Anything").  (bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) 
 
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Cementerio de Dolores Hidalgo
Dolores Hidalgo
Guanajuato, Mexico
 
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Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
Record added: Mar 21, 2007
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José Alfredo Jiménez
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 Added: Nov. 23, 2013

- J Spencer
 Added: Aug. 13, 2013
I discovered you very late in life but now you're so much a part of me and not a day goes by that I don't think of you. I wish the American people could have known you.
- Juan Reveles
 Added: Feb. 4, 2013
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