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Ángel Tavira (1924–2008)

Was born into a musical family; his grandfather Juan Bartolo Tavira was a prolific harpist/lyricist and developed a style of music known as Calentano, the music of Mexico's Tierra Caliente region, which straddles the states of Guerrero and Michoacan. There are several stories as to how Angel lost his right hand, but he has been without it for most... See full bio »


(age 83) in Mexico City, Mexico

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