Lucha Villa

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Birthday
30, 1936
Birthplace
Mexico
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
30, 1936 (age 82)
Birthplace
Mexico

About

Ranchero style singer and film actress who was one of Mexico's most enduring performers.

Before Fame

Gaining prominence through talent contests in her youth, she had her first big hit in 1961 with a rendition of "Media Vuelta."

Trivia

She became a film star in the 1965 feature El Gallo de Oro and continued making ranchero films.

Family Life

Born Luz Elena Ruíz Bejarano, she was given the stage name Lucha Villa in honor of the notorious Mexican outlaw Pancho Villa.

Associated With

The kind of influence Villa had on Ranchero music was parallel to the influence Lalo Gurerrero had on the Chicano style.

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