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San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands (North America)
 

House of Pedro Vargas

 
 
House of Pedro Vargas Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, June 11, 2017
1. House of Pedro Vargas Marker
Inscription.  
Don Pedro Vargas
Nacio en esta casa
el 29 de abril de 1906
San Miguel de Allende Gto.
29 de abril de 1990

English translation:
Pedro Vargas
Was born in this house
on April 29, 1906
San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato
April 29, 1990

 
Erected 1990.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment. A significant historical date for this entry is April 29, 1906.
 
Location. 20° 54.933′ N, 100° 44.465′ W. Marker is in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato. Marker is on Calle Mesones just west of Calle Nuñez, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15 Calle Mesones, 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. The First Spanish Prisoners (within shouting distance of this marker); Tellez Delgado Gas Pump (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Remains of the Insurgents (about 120 meters away); Temple of the Oratory of Saint Philip Neri
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(about 120 meters away); Saint Francis Religious Ensemble (about 120 meters away); Doctor Juan Antonio Pérez de Espinosa (about 150 meters away); Luis Neri de Alfaro y Velázquez (about 150 meters away); Saint Francis de Sales College (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Miguel de Allende.
 
Regarding House of 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.
 
House of Pedro Vargas Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, June 11, 2017
2. House of Pedro Vargas Marker
Pedro Vargas image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, May 25, 2019
3. Pedro Vargas
This image is part of a mural at the Cubaocho Museum and Performing Arts Center in Miami, Florida, USA.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 13, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 421 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 13, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.   3. submitted on June 2, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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