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Luis Arcaraz (I) (1905–1963)

Luis Arcaraz was born on December 5, 1905 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Luis Arcaráz Torrás. He died on December 15, 1963 in San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí, Mexico. See full bio »

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 2002 Frida (writer: "El Antifaz" - as Luis Arcaraz Torras)
 1965 Perdóname mi vida (writer: "Surfing")
 1954 Cantando nace el amor (writer: "Ella Pudo Ser")
 1953 Nadie muere dos veces (writer: "Besos")
 1952 Mexican Rhythm (Short) (performer: "La Virgen de la Macarena", "Be Careful", "Arcaraz Mamba") / (writer: "Arcaraz Mamba")
 1952 RKO Screenliner: Swingtime in Mexico (Short) (performer: "Tell Me Why", "Trumpet Mambo", "Tabu") / (writer: "Trumpet Mambo")
 1952 Viajera (writer: "Viajera")
 1951 Mujeres de teatro (writer: "Rimel", "As de Corazones", "Muy Tarde")
 1950 El amor no es ciego (writer: "Viajera", "Prisionero del Mar")
 1950 Sentencia (writer: "Viajera")
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Alternate Names:

Luiz Arcaraz | Luis Arcaraz and His Orchestra | Luis Alcaraz y Su Orquestra

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Composer and bandleader. Made his musical debut in Tampico in 1928. Was awarded Mexico's Gold Record Award in 1951 for 'Quinto Patio'. Became a noted composer of film music in his native country. His was considered one of the best Latin dance orchestras of all time, voted fourth in a 1949 poll behind Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey and Duke Ellington. See more »

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