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Chalino Sanchez

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  • Born: El Rancho Las Flechas, Municipio
  • Died: Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico
  • Years Active: 1980s, 1990s

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Biography All Music Guide

All Music Guide:

Mexican Chalino Sanchez (born Rosalindo Sanchez) was raised in a small village of Sinaloa and moved to Los Angeles, CA, in 1977. In 1984 he married Marisela Vallejo, getting involved in popular music in 1989 after joining Los 4 de la Frontera, making a record in cassette format, produced by Angel Parra, soon performing live along with Nacho Hernández and Los Amables del Norte. After a shooting incident occurred in a small venue near Palm Springs, where Sanchez was performing live, his music started getting attention and, most importantly, radio play. Unfortunately, he was unable to enjoy the success of his music. On May 16, 1992, Chalino Sanchez was found dead. Sanchez was killed when he was just 31.