Ángela Aguilar’s favorite songs from the repertoire of her grandparents Antonio Aguilar and Flor Silvestre

Angela Aguilar is a descendant of Two great legends of the golden age of Mexican cinema and ranchera music. She is the granddaughter of José Pascual Antonio Aguilar Márquez Barraza, better known as Anthony Aguilar, “El Charro de México”, and Guillermina Jiménez Chabolla, the beautiful Wild flower, also known as “The queen of Mexican song”.

With great pride, at 18 years of age, the singer-songwriter Ángela Aguilar continues with the musical legacy inherited from her grandparents, who had an extensive repertoire of songs and through their social networks, revealed which are their favorites.

In a dynamic of questions that she carried out in the stories of her Instagram profile, Pepe Aguilar’s daughter commented that “I walk that takes me” is his favorite song by his grandfather Antonio Aguilar, a song that the legendary “Charro de México” recorded with mariachi and the Sinaloa band.

“I bring a lot of pain in my soul, I really want to cry, how I am suffering because of you, how am I going to forget?” Says a part of the song that was also performed by Vicente Fernández.

I walk that sadness takes me, my heart is broken, I have never felt so much pain, how your betrayal has hurt me!

Apparently, the interpreter of “Actually”, “There where I am” or “La llorona”, likes the songs that are coming.

Ángela Aguilar honors her grandparents through music

On the other hand, regarding the repertoire of his grandmother Flor Silvestre, “Cielo Rojo” is Ángela Aguilar‘s favorite song, of the huapango genre written by the Mexican singer-songwriter Juan Záizar.

In the acknowledgments of her album “Primero soy mexicana”, Ángela mentions that “Cielo Rojo” is one of the “most significant” songs she recorded on that album: “it was performed by my greatest inspiration, my grandmother Flor Silvestre in the year from 1957, a song that takes me back to that beautiful moment when I was just discovering my love for music”.

A part of “Red Sky” says: “let me look for you and if I find you and if I find you come back again, forget the past, don’t remember that yesterday”. Another of the songs that her grandmother sang and is one of her favorites is “La basurita”.

Antonio Aguilar died on June 19, 2007 at the age of 88, due to pneumonia. although it was controlled, it caused a picture of acute exhaustion, affecting his kidney and lung function.

13 years later, Flor Silvestre died at the age of 90 on November 25, 2020, due to health problems derived from a typhoid picture; Fulfilling her last wish, she was buried next to her great love.

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The tomb of Flor Silvestre and Antonio Aguilar is at the top of Cerro San Cayetano, located within the Rancho El Soyate, near the town of Tayahua, municipality of Villanueva, state of Zacatecas, Mexico.