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Antonio Aguilar
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Antonio Aguilar in The Undefeated (1969)
Born (1919-05-17)17 May 1919
Died 19 June 2007(2007-06-19) (aged 88)
Mexico City, Mexico
Resting place Cerro de San Cayetano, El Soyate, Zacatecas, Mexico
Other names El Charro de México
Tony Aguilar
Pascual Barraza
The Godfather of Banda Music
Occupation Singer, actor, songwriter, equestrian, film producer, screenwriter
Years active 1950–2005
  • Otilia Larrañaga (m. ?–?)
(m. 1959⁠–⁠2007)
Relatives Leonardo Aguilar (grandson)
Ángela Aguilar (granddaughter)
Majo Aguilar(granddaughter)
Guadalupe Pineda (niece)
Dalia Inés (stepdaughter)
Francisco Rubiales (stepson)
Marcela Rubiales (stepdaughter)
La Prieta Linda (sister-in-law)
Mary Jiménez (sister-in-law)
Awards Golden Ariel (1997)
Musical career
  • Regional Mexican
Instruments Vocals
  • Musart
Associated acts

Antonio Aguilar Barraza (born José Pascual Antonio Aguilar Márquez Barraza; 17 May 1919 – 19 June 2007) was a Mexican singer-songwriter, actor, equestrian, movie producer, and screenwriter.

He recorded over 150 albums, which sold 25 million copies. He acted in more than 120 movies.

His son, Pepe Aguilar, is a popular Mexican-American singer.

Aguilar died of pneumonia on 19 June 2007 at a hospital in Mexico City, aged 88.

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