Emiliano Zuleta

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Emiliano Zuleta Baquero was a Colombian vallenato composer, accordion player and singer, popularly known as El viejo Mile (The Old Mile). Zuleta was born on January 11, 1912 in La Jagua del Pilar, a small town of la Guajira; He died on October 30, 2005 in Valledupar (Cesar) from respiratory problems at age 93.[1]

In 1938 he published his masterpiece La gota fría, a song that emerged from a musical controversy with Lorenzo Morales and that years later Carlos Vives and Julio Iglesias would interpret, turning the song into an international hit.

Compositions[edit]

  • La gota fría
  • Esta Carta
  • Carmen Díaz
  • El zorro
  • El robo
  • La pimientica
  • Con la misma fuerza
  • El indio Manuel María
  • El regreso de Carmen
  • Mis hijos
  • El piñal
  • La enfermedad de Emiliano
  • Villanueva
  • Las enfermeras
  • Mis pocos días
  • Doce palabras
  • La Pule

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Emiliano Zuleta". theguardian.com. 2005-11-14. Retrieved 2013-09-20.