Fernando Fernández

Fernando Fernández "El Crooner de México" (1916–1999) was a Mexican actor, singer and director. He was born on November 9, 1916, in Monterrey, Mexico, and died in Mexico City, Mexico, on November 24, 1999. Fernando was the son of Eloisa Reyes. He was brother of the film director Emilio Fernández and actor Jaime Fernández and cousin to Emilio Fernández. He was married to singer Lupita Palomera, who died in 2008. Fernando Fernández was known as "the Crooner of Mexico."

Fernández first began singing at radio station XEH in Monterrey in 1933, then moved on to radio station XEN located in Mexico City, Mexico, and then later at radio station XEB also located in Mexico City. Fernández returned to Monterrey at his father's request and became a producer at radio station XET, then worked at radio station XET in Mexico City. Fernández then spent six months working for Radio Mil Diez in Havana, Cuba.

Fernández appeared in movies such as La feria de las flores (The flower fair), Enamorada (In love) and Ambiciosa (Ambitious). He made his directing debut with El fistol del diablo.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 3, 1916 (Ciudad de México), Died November 24, 1999

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1936 - 1956

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, songwriter, leader, composer, lyricist, translator

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 82 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor MBS-90820 10-in. before 3/25/1937 ¡Ay que bueno! Fernando Fernández ; Paco Treviño Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor MBS-90822 10-in. before 3/25/1937 Mira Lolito Fernando Fernández ; Magos del Ritmo ; Paco Treviño Comic scene, with vocal and instrumental ensemble and talk vocalist, songwriter  
Victor MBS-90823 10-in. before 3/25/1937 Lolito en la escuela Fernando Fernández ; Magos del Ritmo ; Paco Treviño Comic scene, with vocal and instrumental ensemble, talk, and sound effects vocalist, songwriter  
Victor MBS-90824 10-in. before 2/28/1937 Los ojos Fernando Fernández ; Paco Treviño Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor MBS-045294 10-in. before 4/15/1940 Siempre constante Fernando Fernández ; Orquesta Victor de Baile ; Rafael de Paz Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor MBS-045295 10-in. before 4/15/1940 Pajaritos soñadores Fernando Fernández ; Orquesta Victor de Baile ; Rafael de Paz Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor MBS-045296 10-in. before 4/15/1940 Ay que día tan feliz Fernando Fernández ; Orquesta Victor de Baile ; Rafael de Paz Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor MBS-045297 10-in. before 4/15/1940 En un sueño te oi decir Fernando Fernández ; Orquesta Victor de Baile ; Rafael de Paz Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor MBS-079096 10-in. 1944 Amar y vivir Fernando Fernández ; Orquesta Chucho Martinez Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor MBS-079474 10-in. before 9/22/1947 Nochecita Fernando Fernández ; Orquesta Hermanos Márquez Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor MBS-079475 10-in. before 9/22/1947 Crueldad Fernando Fernández ; Orquesta Hermanos Márquez Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor MBS-079476 10-in. before 9/22/1947 Cuando caiga la tarde Fernando Fernández ; Orquesta Hermanos Márquez Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor MBS-079477 10-in. before 9/22/1947 Mentirosa Fernando Fernández ; Orquesta Hermanos Márquez Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor MBS-081901 10-in. before 6/24/1947 El guajalote Costeños ; Fernando Fernández ; Andrés Huesca Male vocal solo, with vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor MBS-090625 10-in. before 3/1/1948 Mejor espero Fernando Fernández ; Los Hermanos Rigual Male vocal solo, with vocal and instrumental trio vocalist  
Victor MBS-090626 10-in. before 3/1/1948 Sin quererlo yo Fernando Fernández ; Los Hermanos Rigual Male vocal solo, with vocal trio and instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor MBS-090930 10-in. before 9/27/1948 Tu dime Conjunto "XEQ" ; Fernando Fernández ; Chucho Zarzosa Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor MBS-090931 10-in. before 9/27/1948 Anoche muy quedito Conjunto "XEQ" ; Fernando Fernández ; Chucho Zarzosa Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor MBS-090948 10-in. before 10/15/1948 Qué maravilloso Fernando Fernández ; Orquesta Mario Ruiz Armengol ; Tres Latinos Male vocal solo, with male vocal trio and instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor MBS-090950 10-in. before 10/15/1948 Vencida Fernando Fernández ; Mario Ruíz Armengol Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor MBS-090951 10-in. 10/15/1948 Contigo en la distancia Fernando Fernández ; Orquesta Mario Ruiz Armengol ; Tres Latinos Male vocal solo, with male vocal trio and instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor MBS-091241 10-in. before 4/26/1949 Visión Conjunto Chucho Zarzosa ; Fernando Fernández ; Trío Hermanas Gaona Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble and female vocal trio vocalist  
Victor MBS-091242 10-in. before 4/26/1949 Nada espero Conjunto Chucho Zarzosa ; Fernando Fernández Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor MBS-091254 10-in. before 3/29/1949 Hipócrita Fernando Fernández ; Orquesta Mario Ruiz Armengol Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor MBS-091255 10-in. before 3/29/1949 Yo creo en tí Fernando Fernández ; Orquesta Mario Ruiz Armengol Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 82 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Fernández, Fernando," accessed July 13, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112994.

Fernández, Fernando. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 13, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112994.

"Fernández, Fernando." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 13 July 2024.

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