1958 to 1995
July 23, 1923 in Michoacán
June 11, 2001
Huetamo, Michoacan de Ocampo, Mexico
Amalia Mendoza García (10 July 1923 – 11 June 2001), nicknamed La Tariácuri, was a Mexican singer and actress. "Échame a mi la culpa" and "Amarga navidad" were some of her greatest hits.her best friend since youth was Martha De Miranda Jimenez " Martuquia" as she called her, she was her companion for many years when Amalia was on tour. Amalia was a role model for her niece Jacqueline D'Miranda who shared the pasion for singing. Amalia allow Jacqueline to sing in a duet with her in three different occasions during her shows in palenques ( The traditional Mexican ruster fight).Amalia was loved for all the fans of Mexican folkloric misic.