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La Muerte De 5 Braceros - Los Conquistadores De Pepe Morante | Frontera Project

La Muerte De 5 Braceros
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Label Norteño
Catalog Number NO-367-A
Recording Format 45
Composer Morante, José A.
Genre Tragedia
Performer Listed on Media Los Conquistadores De Pepe Morante
Recording Format 45
Condition: N-
Subject death, murder, tragedy, migrant, labor
Label Norteño
Country Mexico
Catalog Number NO-367-A
Genre Tragedia
Location of Label:
2606 Ruiz St. San Antonio, Texas
Staff Notes: Chucho, Toño, Y Moncivais. This corrido took place on the border and it is about the death and murder 5 braceros. They crossed the Rio Grande during the night to look for work in the ranches. On the 22nd of November they got close to a ranch and sought refuge from the cold in a room on the ranch. They had their own for as to not ask for food. The ranch owner shot and killed each of them with a hunting rifle through a window. He shot a couple in the back and the others while they tried to flee.
Transfer Date: Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Donated By: Chris Strachwitz

Staff Notes

Chucho, Toño, Y Moncivais. This corrido took place on the border and it is about the death and murder 5 braceros. They crossed the Rio Grande during the night to look for work in the ranches. On the 22nd of November they got close to a ranch and sought refuge from the cold in a room on the ranch. They had their own for as to not ask for food. The ranch owner shot and killed each of them with a hunting rifle through a window. He shot a couple in the back and the others while they tried to flee.

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