Emilio Navaira, Tejano Star on Both Sides of Border, Dies at 53 – The New York Times

The news is sad, but the fact that this made the news is good. Great that Emilio Navaira, who was born in San Anto and studied music and Texas State, achieved such success making Tejano music and helped bring some attention to the cultura of Tejas. According to the article, Navaira

disputed the idea that a Spanish-language artist like him could not find mainstream success in the United States. “Hey, man,” he said. “I was born in America, too.”

Send love to the family down in South Texas, and enjoy the videos in the articles.

Source: Emilio Navaira, Tejano Star on Both Sides of Border, Dies at 53 – The New York Times

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