He died in Mexico City from cholerashortly before his 45th birthday. Barcelata came from a musically oriented family. He El cascabel mariachi his
El cascabel mariachi song, "Arroyito", at the age of Their fame quickly spread throughout the region and they received international fame when the Mexican government sent them on a tour of Cuba.
While there, they were signed to perform a week tour of the United States. After two of the members were fatally injured in an automobile accident, Barcelata returned to Mexico. He reformed the quartet as his fame continued to grow.
Beginning inhe entered the Mexican film industry and became a prominent film composer until his death. He also achieved fame as an actor as he played roles in several films.
Maria Elena was featured in the Mexican film by the same name. A version of it was also included on the soundtrack to the American film Bordertown. It was later translated into English and performed by the El cascabel mariachi Welk orchestra.
Another English version was recorded by Jimmy Dorsey. Dorsey's version topped the charts in Wayne King also recorded an English version which reached the No. El cascabel mariachi vocal version by Tony Pastor also reached the Top 10 during that month. Maria Elena has since been recorded internationally by several different musicians.
Inthe Brazilian group Los Indios Tabajaras recorded a version that became popular throughout Latin America and later in reached the No. The popularity of Maria Elena in the US in the earlys resulted in Barcelata touring the El cascabel mariachi once again. He returned to Mexico in where he was scheduled to produce several radio programs.
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