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 José Mojica

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José Mojica

Birth
San Gabriel, San Gabriel Municipality, Jalisco, Mexico
Death 20 Sep 1974 (aged 79)
Lima, Lima, Peru
Burial Lima, Provincia de Lima, Lima, Peru
Plot Catacombs.
Memorial ID 14512886 View Source
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Actor, Singer. He was born in San Gabriel, Jalisco, Mexico. He debuted at the Arbeu Theatre in 1916 in "El Barbero de Sevilla" as tenor. Soon, he moved to New York, where was discovered by Enrico Caruso. There, he played in the Metropolitan Opera House with Mary Garden in "Pelleas et Melisande." In the 30s, he worked in Hollywood and Mexico, in films such as "One Mad Kiss" (1930), "Hay que Casar al Príncipe" (1931), "El Caballero de la Noche" (1932), "El Precio de un Beso" (1933), "El Rey de los Gitanos" (1933), "La Cruz y la Espada" (1934), "Un Capitán de Cosacos" (1934) and "Don Gil de Alcalá" (1939). When his mother died, he entered a franciscan monastery under the name of Fray Francisco José de Guadalupe in Lima, Perú. After his retirement, he appeared in a few films for collect money for his order, such as "El Pórtico de la Gloria" (1953) and "Seguiré Tus Pasos" (1966).

Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni


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  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 4 Jun 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 14512886
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/14512886/jos%C3%A9-mojica : accessed ), memorial page for José Mojica (14 Sep 1895–20 Sep 1974), Find a Grave Memorial ID 14512886, citing Basílica de San Francisco de Lima, Lima, Provincia de Lima, Lima, Peru ; Maintained by Find A Grave .