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Memo Morales
Memo Actual.jpg
Memo Morales in 2010
Background information
Birth nameGuillermo Enrique Morales Portillo
Also known asMemo Morales
Born6 April 1937(1937-04-06)
Maracaibo, Venezuela
Died1 January 2017(2017-01-01) (aged 79)
Caracas, Venezuela
GenresTropical bailable, Música Española, Gaita Pasadobles, Rumba Flamenca, Boleros Morunos
Occupation(s)Singer
Associated actsLuis Alfonzo Larrain, Billo Frometa, Cheo García

Guillermo Enrique Morales Portillo, better known as Memo Morales (6 April 1937 – 1 January 2017[1]) was a Venezuelan singer also known as El Gitano Maracucho.[2][3] He was the voice main of important orchestras of the country.[4][5]

In 1981, he founded, with Luisín Landaez, La Nuestra, and in 1984, with Cheo García, created La Gran Orquesta de Cheo y Memo. They performed together until Garcia's death in 1994.

Morales died on 1 January 2017 in Caracas, Venezuela from a heart attack, aged 79.

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