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Juan de Dios Peza

 
 
Juan de Dios Peza Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 5, 2018
1. Juan de Dios Peza Marker
Inscription.  
Al inspirado cantor del hogar
Juan de Dios Peza
quien nació en este lugar
Homenaje
de
El Buen Tono, S.A.
MCMXXVI

English translation:
To the inspired “singer of the home”
Juan de Dios Peza
who was born here in this place.
Tribute from El Buen Tono, S.A.
1926

 
Erected 1926 by El Buen Tono, S.A.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicGovernment & PoliticsMan-Made Features.
 
Location. 19° 26.208′ N, 99° 7.969′ W. Marker is in Ciudad de Mexico. Marker is on Luis González Obregón just west of Avenida República de Argentina, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Luis González Obregón 14, Ciudad de Mexico 06300, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Juan de Dios Peza (here, next to this marker); Luis González Obregón (within shouting distance of this marker); House of Cristóbal de Oñate
Juan de Dios Peza Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 5, 2018
2. Juan de Dios Peza Marker
The marker is high up and towards the middle of the building.
(about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Gónzalo de Salazar (about 90 meters away); Jail of the Inquisition (about 90 meters away); Ex-Customs House (about 90 meters away); Doctor Pedro López (about 90 meters away); The Murder of Joaquín Dongo (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ciudad de Mexico.
 
Regarding Juan de Dios Peza. Juan de Dios Peza (Ciudad de México June 29, 1852 - March 16, 1910) was a poet, diplomat, politician and writer. He was a member of the Mexican Academia de la Lengua (Academy of the Language). His most famous work, "Canto del Hogar" (Song of the Home), is referenced in the marker text.

Interestingly, the marker was put up by the cigarette company El Buen Tono, founded in 1894 by the Frenchman Ernesto Pugibet.
 
The Juan de Dios Peza Building is now the Hostel Amigo Suites image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 5, 2018
3. The Juan de Dios Peza Building is now the Hostel Amigo Suites
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 8, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 61 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 8, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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