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Mérida in Municipality of Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico — The Southeast (Yucatan Peninsula)
 

Pedro Infante Cruz Memorial

 
 
Pedro Infante Cruz Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 18, 2017
1. Pedro Infante Cruz Memorial Marker
Inscription.
En este sitio perdió la vida
trágicamente el 15 de abril de 1957,
el ídolo de Mexico Pedro Infante Cruz,
y Capitan Victor M. Vidal, Marciano
Bautista, Ruth Rosell Chan y el niño
Baltazar Martin Cruz se coloca esta
placa en su memoria.
Merida Yucatan Septiembre de 1993.

English translation:
Here on April 15, 1957, the idol of Mexico
Pedro Infante Cruz,
tragically lost his life, together with Captain Victor M. Vidal, Marciano Bautista, Ruth Rosell Chan and the child, Baltazar Martin Cruz.
This marker is placed in their memory.
Mérida, Yucatán, September 1993.

 
Erected 1993.
 
Location. 20° 57.026′ N, 89° 37.359′ W. Marker is in Mérida, Yucatán, in Municipality of Mérida. Marker is on Calle 87 just east of Calle 54, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mérida, Yucatán 97000, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Benito Juárez (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Temple of St. John the Baptist (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Corner of Calle 62 and 67 (approx. 1.5 kilometers away);
Pedro Infante Cruz Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 18, 2017
2. Pedro Infante Cruz Memorial Marker
The marker and bust are high and to the left of the garage of the residence.
"The Count" (approx. 1.7 kilometers away); Former Mansion of Doña Josefa Escudero Aguirre (approx. 1.7 kilometers away); Emilio Seijo Walkway (approx. 1.7 kilometers away); The Little Rooster (approx. 1.8 kilometers away); The House of Montejo (approx. 1.8 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mérida.
 
Regarding Pedro Infante Cruz Memorial. Pedro Infante Cruz (b. November 18, 1917 – d. April 15, 1957), better known as Pedro Infante, was a Mexican actor and singer. As one of the greatest actors of the Golden Age of Mexican cinema, he is considered an idol of the Latin American people, together with Jorge Negrete and Javier Solís, who were often described as the "Tres Gallos Mexicanos" (the Three Mexican Roosters). Infante was born in Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico and was raised in Guamúchil. He died on April 15, 1957, in Mérida, Yucatán, in a plane crash shortly after taking off en route to Mexico City.
His film career began in 1939 and he eventually appeared in more than 60 films - thirty of them with his brother Angel Infante. For his performance in the movie Tizoc,
Pedro Infante portrait image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 28, 2017
3. Pedro Infante portrait
This 2017 portrait of Pedro Infante was at an exhibition at the House of Culture of Celaya, Guanajuato. It is by Orlando Espinosa and is titled "El juego del avión" (The game of the airplane).
he was awarded the Silver Bear for Best Actor at the 7th Berlin International Film Festival. Starting in 1943, he recorded about 350 songs. Many of his songs are still commonly heard in Mexico, with his version of "Las Mañanitas" used at Mexican birthday celebrations. Adapted from Wikipedia
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicDisasters
 
Pedro Infante Cruz Memorial bust image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 18, 2017
4. Pedro Infante Cruz Memorial bust
This bust of Pedro Infante is directly above the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 30, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 28, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 84 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 28, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   3. submitted on October 30, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   4. submitted on March 28, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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