Jimmy Gonzalez Biography
Jimmy Gonzalez was born in 1951 and died on 6th June 2018 aged 67 years old. He was diagnosed with diabetes and going under medication for a while. He died in Methodist Hospital of San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, United States. Jimmy Gonzalez was born in Mexico and brought up in the U.S.A. He will be remembered for his role in Tejano band initially from Brownsville, Texas. The band was known for their distinctive and innovative form of Tejano Cumbia which made them distinguishable among their counterparts. Gonzalez was of the renowned Music group Mazz formed in 1998. Mazz is a Tejano band originally from Brownsville, Texas.
|Spouse||Gonzalez current spouse was Lisa Gonzalez (m. ?–2018) who is currently 19 years old. Her former spouse Yolanda Solis (m. ?–1984)|
|Genres||He played music of Tejano and Tejano cumbia|
Jimmy Gonzalez Biography and Music Band
Jimmy Gonzalez was born in Mexica and brought up in the U.S.A. He is renowned for the band Grupo Mazz formed in 1998 alongside Joe Lopez as a business partner. They used to play in private gatherings and special occasions. In the mid-’90s, Grupo Mazz wound up one of the best craftsmen in the Tejano music scene. In 1999 after Joe López chose to leave, Jimmy González y el Grupo Mazz recorded the Tejano Music Awards named Quien Iba A Pensar, including the hit single “A Pesar De Todo.”
Jimmy Gonzalez Death
As Gonzalez’ health condition deteriorated due to diabetes, the vocalist started sitting occasionally while doing his performances. In February 2018, Gonzalez was hospitalized after a show due to breathing issues. Following the show on 5th June 2018, Gonzalez anticipated to be back to his normal chores in Brownsville. The vocalist, however, chose to see his relatives in San Antonio and was hospitalized on 5th June, 2018 following a drop in glucose. Gonzalez experienced heart failure but was quickly resuscitated, however, he was pronounced dead on Wednesday, 6th June, 2018, due to complexities of diabetes. Upon being declared dead, Tejano artists took to the Internet to pass their condolence messages. Artists who paid tributes to Gonzalez on their social media platforms include Shelly Lares, David Lee Garza, and Raulito Navaira (the sibling of Emilio Navaira who died two years earlier). Radio stations in San Antonio have constantly been playing Tejano Mazz’s songs non-stop following the announcement of his death.
The band was booked to perform at the Shrimporee in Aransas Pass on June 9. Mazz had additionally planned to perform in the Puro Tejano Texas Showdown on June 23 and June 24, 2018, to debut Puro Tejano 101.7 album launch. The June 24th, 2018 has been set aside to pay tribute to Jimmy Gonzalez.
Jimmy Gonzalez Funeral
Gonzalez’s funeral is scheduled for Tuesday, June 12, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Brownsville with his burial following at Buena Vista Burial Park.
Dozens of fans arrived at the Brownsville Events Center to say their final goodbyes to Jimmy. Fans, friends and family members were invited to a public viewing that runs through 9 p.m. Tuesday.
The singer was reportedly hospitalized when he became ill with low blood sugar issues and suffered a cardiac arrest.
From Gonzalez obituary, he is survived by his wife of 19 years, Anna Lisa Gonzalez, his 5 children (sons): Henry Lee (Patricia), James “Junebug” (Lenore), Lee Michael “Mikey” (Nancy), Joseph “Choch” (Celina), and Robert Lee “Uker” (Erica) and their mother, Yolanda Solis. He was the proud grandfather of 10: Lee Michael Jr., Dominic James, Jaymee Leigh, Myranda Jolie, Miranda Larysse, Nicholas Anthony, Meagan Grace, Henry Lee, and Sofia Lee. Jimmy will also be missed by his siblings: Beatriz “Bea” Villarreal, Julia “Lulu” Garza, Tommie (Betty) Gonzalez, Cindy (Adolfo) Garcia and Norma Lee (Lonnie) Valdez among other numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family members.
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|Acaso No Soy|
|Ahora Que Hago Sin Ti|
|Ayer y Hoy|
|¿Por Qué Dios Mio?|
|Dame un Minuto|
|Es Tarde Ya|
|Laura Ya No Vive Aqui|
|Mi Ultimo Aviso|
|Mientras Tu Dormías|
|My Woman My Lover My Friend|
|No Quiero Volver|
|Perla del Mar (Studio)(*)|
|Pesar de Todo|
|Que Me Lleven Canciones|
|Quien Iba a Pensar|
|Sin Tu Cariño|
|Te Amo Te Quiero|
|Te Llevo en Mi Alma (Studio)|
|Vuelve a Abrir los Ojos|