Guty Cárdenas

Guty Cárdenas (1905–1932; full name Augusto Alejandro Cárdenas Pinelo) was a Mexican composer, singer and guitarist, noted as a representative of the cancion yucateca style of music. His well-known works include "Nunca", with lyrics by Ricardo López Méndez. He spent several years in the USA, recording with Columbia Records.

He was killed, at the age of 27, by a stray bullet during a gunfight in a Mexico City bar.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 12th, 1905 (Yucatán), Died April 5th, 1932

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal, composer, songwriter, lyricist, arranger

Notes: Full name: Augusto Alejandro Cárdenas Pinero.


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"Cárdenas, Guty." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 21 June 2021.

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