San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands (North America)
Don Pedro Vargas
El Tenor Continental
que le canto a Mexico y al mundo
Nacio en esta ciudad
el 29 de abril de 1906.
San Miguel de Allende, Gto. 28 de abril de 1996
The Continental Tenor
that sang to Mexico and the world
He was born in this city
on April 29, 1906.
San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, April 29, 1996
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Entertainment. A significant historical date for this entry is April 29, 1906.
Location. 20° 54.599′ N, 100° 44.336′ W. Marker is in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato. Marker is on Camino Real a Querétaro just north of Calle Piedras Chinas, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Miguel de Allende GTO 37700, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Izquinapan and the Founding of San Miguel de Allende (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); El Chorro Neighborhood (about 210 meters away); The Fountain (El Chorro) Juan José Martínez (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Benito Juárez Park (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Tomás Delgado Diosdado (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); José Mojica (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Luis Pérez Lara (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Miguel de Allende.
Regarding Pedro Vargas. Pedro Vargas Mata (San Miguel de Allende, April 29, 1906 - Mexico City, October 30, 1989) was a Mexican singer and actor from the so-called Golden Age of Mexican cinema. Despite preparing to sing in the opera, he dedicated himself to popular songs, achieving international recognition, in addition to being one of the main interpreters of Agustín Lara. He was known by the nickname of "The Continental Tenor." As an actor, he was part of the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema, participating in more than 70 films.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 471 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 29, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.