Quirino Mendoza y Cortés

Quirino Mendoza y Cortés (May 10, 1862 – 1957) was a Mexican composer of the famous traditional songs "Cielito Lindo" and "Jesusita en Chihuahua". He was born in Santiago Tulyehualco, Xochimilco, Mexico City in 1862.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 10, 1862, Died November 9, 1957

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1946

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist

Notes: Director of the Puebla Military Band during the Mexican Revolution.

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-21257 10-in. 12/14/1917 Honor y gloria Victor Band Band composer  
Victor B-22860 10-in. 5/16/1919 Rosalía Banda González [i.e., Victor Band] Band composer  
Victor B-23117 10-in. 8/8/1919 Pasión Banda González [i.e., Victor Band] Band composer  
Victor MBS-081753 10-in. before 11/15/1946 Cielito lindo Trío Calaveras Male vocal trio, with guitar composer  
Columbia 82813 10-in. between 1917 and 1920 Honor y gloria Banda Columbia Band composer  
Columbia 87642 10-in. July 1921 Jesusita en Chihuahua : Canción Trío Nava Vocal duet with guitar composer  
Columbia 87643 10-in. July 1921 Joaquinita en Chihuahua : Canción Trío Nava Vocal duet with guitar composer  
Brunswick DAL514 10-in. 5/12/1938 Cielito lindo (beautiful heaven) Nite Owls Male vocal solo, with string trio composer, lyricist  
Brunswick DAL979 10-in. 4/15/1940 Medley of Spanish waltzes Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys String band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Mendoza y Cortés, Quirino," accessed May 28, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110226.

Mendoza y Cortés, Quirino. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 28, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110226.

"Mendoza y Cortés, Quirino." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 28 May 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110226

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