The son of the great Mexican singer-songwriter, José Alfredo Jiménez, dies

The ANDI National Association of Interpreters from Mexico, announced through social networks the death of the interpreter José Alfredo Jiménez Jr., son of the famous Mexican singer-songwriter who bears the same name, who would have lost the battle against cancer.

According to the Society of Authors and Composers of Mexico (SACM), his full name was José Alfredo Jiménez Gálvez and he was born on November 9 in Mexico City, he was the son of the renowned singer-songwriter José Alfredo Jiménez and Julia Gálvez Aguilar Paloma.

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According to sources consulted by the magazine TVNotas, José Alfredo Fernández’s son would have lost his life victim of a complicated fight against cancer. He was 63 years old.

The famous entertainment magazine assured that the version has not been confirmed, but it is expected that in the next few hours the true causes of the sensitive death will be defined.

He finished his studies in Electronic Systems Engineering at New York University, and also worked as a maintenance engineer and in the International Music Department of RCA Víctor de México.

In addition to being an Electronic Systems Engineer, José Alfredo Jr, was a composer, some of his songs are: Wound on wound, The night you gave me the stars and I need a piece, co-authored with Juan Carlos El pato Medina; Fugitivo, written in collaboration with Reyli Barba, and I don’t deny it, co-authored with Mario Monge.

Famous solo singers and recognized groups performed their songs such as: Pedro Fernández, Tania Libertad, Lupillo Rivera, Banda El Recodo, Guardians of Love, Julio Preciado, Ana Bárbara, Vikki Carr, Lorenzo de Monteclaro, Juan Valentín, José José and Juan Gabriel, among others.


José Alfredo Jiménez Gálvez, real name of the deceased singer, is the son of José Alfredo Jiménez and Julia Gálvez Aguilar Paloma. In addition to his career as a songwriter and singer, he studied Electronic Systems Engineering at New York University.

Throughout his career, the son of the performer of songs like “Camino de Guanajuato”, “In the last drink” and “I released the rein” He also did important work as a composer, as his lyrics were a real success.

Famous people of the stature of Pedro Fernández, Tania Libertad, Lupillo Rivera, El Recodo, Julio Preciado, José José and Juan Gabriel were among those in charge of interpreting some of his lyrics, so his death leaves a gap that is practically impossible to fill.