Beto Quintanilla Biography

Beto Quintanilla was born Norberto Quintanilla Iracheta) in General Teran, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. He was a popular narcocorrido singer with a unique scratchy voice.

He died as a result of a heart attack on March 18, 2007. Known by the nickname "El Mero Leon del Corrido" ("The Lion of the Corrido"), his biggest hits included "Le Compre La Muerte a mi Hijo", "Raquenel Villanueva", "El fatbou Paz", "El Sapo", "Los Pilares de la Carcel", "La Carga Ladeada", "Un Ratoncito Orejon", "El corrido de los Zetas", and many more.

Most of his songs were narcocorridos, many of which he composed.
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