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- Legendary Tejana Singer Rita Vidaurri Performing in the heart of San Antonio
Renowned Tejana legend Rita Vidaurri, who was known for songs like “San Antonio Hermoso,” “Por Que Señor,” “Sacrificio” and “La Esposa Del Caminante,” has died at 94.
A post from the Esperanza Peace & Justice Center states that Vidaurri passed away Wednesday evening. She was reportedly surrounded by people who loved her.
Vidaurri’s last public performance was just last year on November 1, 2018 at the Esperanza Peace & Justice Center, singing alongside Blanca Rodriguez and Beatriz Llamas in a supergroup called Las Tesoros de San Antonio. The evening celebrated pioneering Tejana women such as Lydia Mendoza and Eva Garza while also honoring each other’s respective “lifelong personal and professional struggles against racism, sexism, homophobia and poverty.”
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