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Lydia Mendoza

a family autobiography

by Lydia Mendoza

  • 13 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Arte Público Press in Houston, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas
    • Subjects:
    • Mendoza, Lydia.,
    • Familia Mendoza.,
    • Singers -- Texas -- Interviews.,
    • Women singers -- Texas -- Interviews.,
    • Mexican Americans -- Texas -- Music -- History and criticism.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes discography (p. 355-408) and bibliographical references (p. 409).

      Statementcompiled and introduced by Chris Strachwitz with James Nicolopulos.
      ContributionsStrachwitz, Chris., Nicolopulos, James.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML420.M3768 A3 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 409 p. :
      Number of Pages409
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1739729M
      ISBN 101558850651, 155885066X
      LC Control Number92045111

        Broyles-González will discuss her book at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5 in UCSB's McCune Conference Room in the Humanities and Social Sciences Building. Copies of her book will be available for purchase and signing at this event. "I first heard about Lydia Mendoza from my mother when I was a child," said Broyles-González. Lydia Mendoza is on Facebook. Join Facebook to connect with Lydia Mendoza and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the.

      Lydia Mendoza has earned many titles: Queen of Tejano music, La Alondra de la Frontera, and La Cancionera de los Pobres. On Saturday, Mendoza was honored with an official Texas Historical. The book Lydia Mendoza: a Family Autobiography (Arte Publico Press) paints a slightly different story. Mendoza, herself, here states that they avoided discrimination by "cooking our own food, staying out of restaurants staying in people's homes or in tourist courts where we could cook for ourselves."(p).

      One of the most talented and popular musicians in the history of Tejano music, Lydia Mendoza, La Alondra de la Frontera (The Lark of the Border), was born into a musical family of Mexican immigrants in Houston in At the age of four, she built her own guitar out of wood, nails, and rubber bands. She performed on the streets with her family’s band, La Cuarteto Carta Blanca, which won an.   Title: Sortilegio Artist: Lydia Mendoza Accompaniment: con Mandolina y Guitarra Record Label: Bluebird Catalog Number: BB Matrix Number: BS .


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Lydia Mendoza: a family autobiography User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. The Mendoza family, popular Texas-based Mexican American musicians, here tell their story in interviews recorded over a period of ten years. Concentrating on the years from tothe Read full review.

Lydia Mendoza, American singer (bornHouston, Texas—died Dec. 20,San Antonio, Texas), captivated audiences with her interpretations of such songs as “Mal hombre,” “La valentina,” and “Angel de mis anhelos.” The queen of Tejano (Texan Mexican music) was also dubbed the “lark of.

Read this book on Questia. The story of renowned Mexican-American singer, Lydia Mendoza, follows the odyssey of a family that fled the revolution in Mexico to struggle for.

Winner of the Southwest Book Award and the ARSC Award for Excellence. Lydia Mendoza: A Family Autobiography chronicles the career of the famed Mexican-American singer and her family of musicians and vaudevillians, from the "jazz age" of the s through the depths of the Great Depression, World War II and the booming post-war : Lydia Mendoza.

Lydia Mendoza made her first record while still a child in a make-shift recording studio in a San Antonio hotel room in Six years later, after the enormous Lydia Mendoza book of migrant farm work, during the depths of the Great Depression, Lydia returned with her family to San Antonio to become a "star" when she recorded "Mal hombre" (Evil Man) as a solo singer accompanied only by her twelve.

Lydia Mendoza was the first star of recorded Tejano and Norteno music. Thanks to her string guitar and her clear, heartfelt voice, she became a. Lydia Mendoza died of natural causes on Decem Hundreds of fans came from across Texas to pay their final respects to the “Songstress of the Poor.” She was laid to rest at San Fernando Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas, where her career had begun almost 80 years earlier.

One of the first real vocal stars in Mexican-American music, Lydia Mendoza was a pioneer in another way as well: she was a woman in a man's world.

"It's more difficult to build a career like I did for a woman than for a man," Mendoza recalled in the book, Lydia Mendoza: A Family Autobiography/10(21).

Mendoza, Lydia. Tejano singer, songwriter. One of the first real vocal stars in Mexican-American music, Lydia Mendoza was a pioneer in another way as well: she was a woman in a man's world.

"It's more difficult to build a career like I did for a woman than for a man," Mendoza recalled in the book, Lydia Mendoza: A Family a's career lasted from the late s through the. Book Excerpt: Lydia Mendoza: A Family Autobiography "When we got back to San Antonio inthe first thing we did was take part in some concursos, singing contests, that.

Almost a decade after the autobiographic narrative of the Texas-Mexican singer Lydia Mendoza and her family compiled by Chris Strachwitz (with James Nicolopulos), a similar yet very different book on the legendary singer has appeared: a bilingual edition that presents Mendoza's life story (historia) as told to Yolanda Broyles-González in.

Lydia Mendoza's Life in Music Norteano Tejano Legacies = La Historia De Lydia Mendoza (Book): Broyles-Gonzaalez, Yolanda: Lydia Mendoza began her legendary musical career as a child in the s, singing for pennies and nickels on the streets of downtown San Antonio.

She lived most of her adult life in Houston, Texas, where she was born. The life story of this Chicana icon encompasses a. Lydia Mendoza—with string guitar and soulful renditions of tangos, boleros, corridos, and other popular songs—catapulted to fame (if not fortune) as ``La Cancionera de los Pobres'' (``The Songstress of the Poor'') in the 30's Southwest, becoming the most renowned member of her performing family.

Here, Strachwitz— chronicler on both records and film of Mexican-American music&#;has. "Lydia Mendoza made her first record while still a child in a make-shift recording studio in a San Antonio hotel room in Six years later, after the enormous hardship of migrant farm work, during the depths of the Great Depression, Lydia returned with her family to San Antonio to become a "star" when she recorded "Mal hombre" (Evil Man) as a solo singer accompanied only by her twelve.

Lydia Mendoza, known alternately as "La Alondra de la Frontera" ("The Lark of the Border") and "La Cancionera de los Pobres" ("Singer of the [End Page ] Poor"), is without doubt the most distinguished of Mexican American women singers.

Her career as a recording artist spanned almost sixty years, beginning with her first recording in (as. Lydia Mendoza A Family Autobiography (Book): Mendoza, Lydia: An autobiography of the singer and her family. Funeral service will be conducted for Lydia Mendoza, Thursday,at AM at St.

John the Evangelist Catholic Church with Fr. Jody Simoneaux officiating. Interment will follow in St. John the Evangelist Cemetery. Visitation will begin Wednesday, at AM until PM.

Get this from a library. Lydia Mendoza's life in music: norteño tejano legacies = La historia de Lydia Mendoza. [Yolanda Broyles-González] -- "Lydia Mendoza began her legendary musical career as a child in the s, singing for pennies and nickels on the streets of downtown San Antonio.

She lived most of her adult life in Houston, Texas. Title: Fue Mentira Artist: Lydia Mendoza Accompaniment: Con Su Guitarra Y Conjunto Record Label: Colonial Catalog Number: Matrix Number: cr.

Lydia Mendoza began her legendary musical career as a child in the s, singing for pennies and nickels on the streets of downtown San Antonio.

She lived most of her adult life in Houston, Texas, where she was born. The life story of this Chicana icon encompasses a year singing career Author: Yolanda Broyles-Gonzalez.Lydia Mendoza passed away in Fresno, California.

The obituary was featured in Fresno Bee on August 7,and Tulare County on August 8, Lydia M. Mendozapassed away Aug surrounded by her loving family. Preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Mendoza. Survived .