EL REY RIP. Vicente Fernández 1940-2021

Vicente Fernández Gómez was a Mexican singer, actor, and film producer. Nicknamed “Chente”, “El Charro de Huentitán”, “El Ídolo de México”, and “El Rey de la Música Ranchera”, Fernández started his career as a busker, and went on to become a cultural icon, having recorded more than 50 albums and contributing to more than 30 films.

Born: Vicente Fernández Gómez, February 17, 1940, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. Died: December 12, 2021, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

Artwork courtesy Lalo Alcaraz POCHO.com

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