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San Miguel de Allende in Municipality of Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Pedro Vargas

 
 
Pedro Vargas Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 8, 2016
1. Pedro Vargas Marker
Inscription.
En recuerdo
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

English translation:
To the memory of
Pedro Vargas
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

 
Erected 1996.
 
Location. 20° 54.599′ N, 100° 44.336′ W. Marker is in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, in Municipality of Allende. Marker is on Camino Real a Querétaro just north of Calle Piedras Chinas, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map.
 
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); José Mojica (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); House of Francisco Lanzagorta (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Fathers Miguel and José Joaquín Hidalgo (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Master Builder Ceferino Gutiérrez Muñóz (approx. 0.6 kilometers
Pedro Vargas Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 8, 2016
2. Pedro Vargas Marker
The marker and bust are at a lookout point near the main entrance to San Miguel de Allende.
away); The Remains of the Insurgents (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Monument to José Diez de Sollano y Dávalos (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); The House of Luis Malo (approx. 0.6 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.
 
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A view of San Miguel de Allende from near the Pedro Vargas marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 8, 2016
3. A view of San Miguel de Allende from near the Pedro Vargas marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 29, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 163 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 29, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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