Mexico's Celso Piña, the ‘Rebel Accordion' Whose Music Made Multiple Generations Dance, Has Died

MEXICO CITY — Celso Piña, accordionist and pioneer of the popular Colombian vallenato musical genre, died Wednesday of a heart attack. He was 66 years old.His record company The Tuna Group said in a statement that the Mexican musician died Wednesday in his native city of Monterrey. "We are left with an immense emptiness, but we have his great legacy forever," the statement said.His music made several generations of people dance.  Continue reading...

Copyright The Dallas Morning News
Contact Us