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Lydia Mendoza Net Worth

Lydia Mendoza Net Worth is
$950,000

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Lydia Mendoza (May 21, 1916 – December 20, 2007) was an American guitarist and singer of Tejano, conjunto, and traditional Mexican-American music. She is known as "La Alondra de la Frontera" (or "The Lark of the Border" in English).Mendoza was born on May 21, 1916, in Houston, Texas. She learned to sing and play stringed instruments from her mother and grandmother. In 1928, as part of the family group, Cuarteto Carta Blanca, she made her first recordings for the Okeh Records label in San Antonio, Texas.In the early 1930s, Mendoza came to the attention of Manuel J. Cortez, a pioneer of Mexican-American radio broadcasting. Her live radio performances set the stage for her 1934 recordings on the Bluebird Records label, a subsidiary of RCA Victor. Her recording, "Mal Hombre", became an overnight success and led to an intensive schedule of touring and recording.After World War II, Mendoza recorded for many of the major Mexican-American record labels mostly located in Texas. She continued actively performing and recording up until a stroke in 1988 slowed her schedule down. Many of her recordings are still available including those issued by Arhoolie Records, a California-based label specializing in the release of regional forms of American music.Over the years, Lydia Mendoza was the recipient of numerous awards and honors: In 1982, she became the first Texan to receive the National Heritage Fellowship lifetime achievement award from the National Endowment for the Arts. In 1999, she was awarded the National Medal of Arts, and in 2003, she was among the second group of recipients to be awarded the Texas Medal of Arts by the Texas Cultural Trust.Lydia Mendoza died on December 20, 2007, in San Antonio, Texas, at the age of 91. She is interred at San Fernando Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas.
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IMDB Wikipedia

Date Of BirthMay 12, 1916
Died2007-12-20
Place Of BirthHouston, Texas, USA
ProfessionSoundtrack
Star SignGemini
#Fact
1Houston Heights, Houston, Texas [2003]
2Pictured on a nondenominated USA commemorative postage stamp issued 15 May 2013, the inaugural issue in the Music Icons series. The price on day of issue was 46¢.
3Has a daughter named Yolanda Hernandez.
4She was awarded the American National Medal of the Arts in 1999 by the National Endowment of the Arts in Washington D.C.
5She is a singer.

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Crazy Heart2009performer: "Mal Hombre" 1934, "Mal Hombre" / writer: "Mal Hombre" 1934, "Mal Hombre"
Spin2003arranger: "No Es Culpa Mia" / performer: "No Es Culpa Mia"

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Chulas Fronteras1976Documentary

Known for movies


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