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La Muerte De 5 Braceros - Los Conquistadores

La Muerte De 5 Braceros

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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Label Tesoro
Catalog Number DTI-505-B
Recording Format 45
Composer Morante, José A.
Genre Corrido
Performer Los Conquistadores
Performer Listed on Media Los Conquistadores
Recording Format 45
Condition: N-
Subject death, murder, tragedy, migrant, labor
Label Tesoro
Country USA
Catalog Number DTI-505-B
Genre Corrido
Staff Notes: 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.
Donated By: Chris Strachwitz

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