Francisco Soler

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Birthday
6, 1907
Birthplace
Orizaba, Mexico
Death Date
Dec 14, 1990 (83)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
6, 1907
Birthplace
Orizaba, Mexico
Death Date
Dec 14, 1990 (83)

About

Children's singer-songwriter and performer known for his fictional character Cri-Cri: The Little Singing Cricket. He had a prominent career from 1932 until he retired in 1962. 

Before Fame

He studied astronomy at the National Observatory of Mexico. 

Trivia

Although he never pursued astronomy as a career, he remained engaged in the field and was inducted into Astronomical Society of Mexico. He built an observatory in Tultepec. 

Family Life

His parents are Tiburcio Gabilondo and Emilia Soler. He had two sons, Jorge Gabilondo Patiño and Tiburcio Gabilondo Gallego. He died of cardiac arrest on December 14, 1990. 

Associated With

A film about his life was made in 1963, starring Ignacio Lopez Tarso.