(1934 – present)
Francisco Gabilondo Soler (6 October 1907, Orizaba, Veracruz - 14 December 1990, Texcoco) was a Mexican composer and performer of children's songs. He recorded and performed those songs under the name of Cri-Cri: El Grillito Cantor ("Cri-Cri: The Little Singing Cricket" in English).
During his childhood he read the stories of the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen, as well as the adventure stories of such writers as Jules Verne and Emilio Salgari. He also taught himself to play the pianola… read more
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