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Teresa Cuevas

(1920-2013)

  • Parents fled to Kansas during the Mexican Revolution
  • Born in Topeka, grew up in community where annual Mexican Fiesta is held
  • Formed Mariachi Estrella in 1977, early all-female mariachi band
  • Nationally recognized violinist
  • Granddaughters continue to play mariachi music

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