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Mendoza, Lydia


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  • Variants

    • Mendoza, Lidya
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1916-05-13
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2007-12-20
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1971
        • Affiliation End: 1971
        • Organization: (naf) Smithsonian Folklife Festival
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Houston (Tex.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) San Antonio (Tex.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Mexico
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Nuevo León (Mexico : State)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) San Antonio (Tex.)
    • Gender

        Females
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Occupation

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  • Sources

    • found: Her La gloria de Texas [SR] p1980:label (Lydia Mendoza, singer/guitarist/composer)
    • found: Burr, R. The Billboard guide to Tejano and regional Mexican music, c1999(Mendoza, Lydia; b. May 13, 1916, Houston, Tex.)
    • found: Hot women [SR] p2007:container (Lidya Mendoza) insert (b. 1916, Houston, Tex.)
    • found: New York times WWW site, Dec. 26, 2007(in obituary published Dec. 24: Lydia Mendoza; b. in Houston; d. Thursday [Dec. 20, 2007], San Antonio, aged 91; Tejano music pioneer known as the Lark of the Border)
    • notfound: New Grove;Intl. wwmus., 8th-10th ed.;Cohen. Intl. encyc. women composers, 1981;Baker, 7th ed.;ASCAP biog. dict. 4th ed.;Stambler. Encyc. folk, country & western mus., 2nd ed.
    • found: Meier, Matt S. Mexican American biographies, 1988:pages 139-140 (Lydia Mendoza, grew up in Texas and in the state of Nuevo León, Mexico. Toured with her musician parents as a group called El Cuarteto Carla Blanca and recorded ten records for OKeh Records in San Antonio, where they settled. Lydia was discovered by a radio producer and signed with Bluebird Record Company for which she produced over 100 disks in the late 1930s. Retired, then toured for six months in the early 1950s, then appeared in 1971 at the Smithsonian Festival of American Folklife.)
  • LC Classification

    • ML420.M3768
  • Change Notes

    • 1986-03-25: new
    • 2021-06-23: revised
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