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Juan Carlos Moreno, one of the creators of the folkloric group Los Fronterizos, died

Juan Carlos Moreno, one of the creators of the folkloric group Los Fronterizos, died
Juan Carlos Moreno, one of the creators of the folkloric group Los Fronterizos, died

Moreno was 91 years old and was the last of the survivors of the founders of the historic group.

The world of folklore is in mourning after the death of Juan Carlos Moreno. One of the founders of “The Frontiers” he passed away at the age of 91 and was the last living member of the band.

Juan Carlos Moreno he was 91 years old. She was born in the province of Jujuy on June 19, 1931. She spent her childhood on his uncle’s farm, called “La Candelaria” and immortalized in Eduardo Falú’s zamba with the same title. Later, the family lived in San Pedro de Colalao (Tucumán) and in Perico (Jujuy), to later return to Salta.

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In the first place, he was part of the group “20 Guitarras de Salta”, directed by the Payo Sola. But he also worked for some time in Airlines, was a salesman and bank employee. But without a doubt his facet as a musician, singer, composer, he displayed it when he formed the folk group Los Fronterizos in 1953.

His works include: I long for my beautiful Salta – When I go to Salta (with Wilfred Pantaleon) – When I go to Mendoza – Friendship is true (with Clemente Puppel) – My soul in Tucumán – My loving Jujeñita – I want to take you a flower – I love you well my donosa (with Carlos Montaño), among others.

Source: Ambito

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