Tejano Hall of Fame songwriter and musician Pepe Sanchez passes away

 

Tejano Hall of Fame songwriter and musicianPepe Sanchezhas passed away, according to a report.

KUVA 102.3 FMin Uvalde, Texasbroke the news on the station’s Facebook pageearly Sunday. No other information was given.

Sanchez hadquadruple heart bypass surgery and serious foot surgeryin September 2017. According to a source, he was recently in hospice care for cancer.

The legendary songwriter and musician was an integral part of Tejano music history, penning hit songs from as early as the 1970s for many artists now considered Tejano music legends. He wrote songs forFreddie MartinezAugustin RamirezRamon AyalaHugo GuerreroLos Aguilaresand more.

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