Clemente Aguirre

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Clemente Aguirre
BornNovember 23, 1828
DiedOctober 24, 1900(1900-10-24) (aged 71)
Occupation(s)composer and music instructor

Clemente Aguirre (November 23, 1828 – October 24, 1900) was a Mexican composer and music instructor in Guadalajara, Jalisco, during the 19th century. His father died when he was a child, leaving his family in poverty. Nonetheless, when he was 11, he was accepted to study music with Professor Jesús González Rubio, composer of the well-known Jarabe tapatío ("Mexican Hat Dance").