Lopez, Trini

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Name
Lopez, Trini Gender: M
Trinidad López III
born on 15 May 1937 at 07:50 (= 07:50 AM )
Place Ennis, Texas, 32n20, 96w38
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: CAH
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 24°18' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 03°05 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 29°42'



Trini Lopez (1963)

Biography

American musician and actor, a guitarist and popular singer of the '60s, whose hits included a version of "If I Had a Hammer", which earned him a Golden Disc, and "Lemon Tree". His LP Trini Lopez at PJ's went gold in 1965 and led to successful European tours. Lopez acted in the movie The Dirty Dozen in 1966.

He taught himself to play and dropped out of high school to tour the Southwest with his own combo, giving dynamic performances of Mexican and American folk songs along with current top-40 hits. His peak year was 1963 with a recording contract that led to many hit singles. He designed two guitars for the Gibson Guitar Corporation, which are now collectors’ items.

Lopez remained a lifelong bachelor and had no children. His nephew, Trini Martinez, was the drummer for the Dallas indie rock band Bedhead. Trini Lopez died on 11 August 2020, at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, California. He was 83, and suffered from complications of COVID-19.


Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : Contracts, agreements 1963 (Signed with recording studio)
  • Work : Gain social status 1965 (Album went gold)
  • Work : New Career 1966 (Movie debut)

Source Notes

Contemporary American Horoscopes.

Wikipedia has wrong date of 13 May and wrong place of Dallas, Texas. The Texas Birth Index has "Tore Trinidad Lopez," born "15 May 1937" in Ellis County" (of which Ennis is a town, located 35 miles south of Dallas).

Categories

  • Traits : Mind : Education limited (Dropped out of high school)
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Other Major diseases (COVID-19)
  • Family : Relationship : Married late/never (Never)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids none
  • Lifestyle : Work : Travel for work (European performances)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Work in team/ Tandem (Musical group)
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease (COVID-19)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 83)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (Film, secondary)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Folk Music
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Group/ Duo ("The Big Beats")
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Guitar)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc.
  • Notable : Awards : Hall of Fame