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Consuelo Velazquez

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Born: August 21, 1916; Ciudad Guzmán, Jalisco, Mexico   Died: January 22, 2005; Mexico City, Mexico  
Consuelo Velázquez is the songwriter and lyricist of the Latin standard "Besame Mucho," as well as "Amar y Vivir," "Verdad Amarga," and "Franqueza." Though the Spanish lyric on "Besame Mucho" was changed into English by Sunny Skylar, the song has been performed by artists including the Beatles, the Flamingos, Nat "King" Cole, Xavier Cugat, and the Ventures. Consuelo Velázquez is the songwriter and lyricist of the Latin standard "Besame Mucho," as well as "Amar y Vivir," "Verdad Amarga," and "Franqueza." Though the Spanish lyric on "Besame Mucho" was changed into English by Sunny Skylar, the song has been performed by artists including the Beatles, the Flamingos, Nat "King" Cole, Xavier Cugat, and the Ventures. Read less

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