Cirilo Marmolejo (1890, Teocaltiche, México - 1960, México), was a Mexican mariachi singer and musician, playing guitarrón and vihuela, and a pioneer in the development of the mariachi band music.
The Mariachi Coculense de Cirilo Marmolejo arrived in Mexico City in 1920, brought to the capital by a Dr. Luis I. Rodríguez to add “color” to a get-together of important revolutionary politicians.
Mariachi Coculense de Cirilo Marmolejo was one of the most influential of Mexico's mariachi bands. Initially known as Mariachi… read more
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