Felipe Pinglo Alva

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Birthday
18, 1899
Birthplace
Peru
Death Date
May 13, 1936 (36)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
18, 1899
Birthplace
Peru
Death Date
May 13, 1936 (36)

About

Peruvian songwriter and poet who was known as the Father of Musica Criolla in Peru.

Before Fame

He earned money for his family by playing music on the street.

Trivia

His most famous song was El Plebeyo, which translated as The Commoner.

Family Life

He was born to working-class parents in a district of Lima, Peru.

Associated With

He was considered by some to be the Peruvian Woody Guthrie.