The daughter of an amateur singer, Flor Silvestre (born Guillermina Jiménez) was captivated by popular music at a very young age. In Mexico City she had her first opportunity to perform live and adopted the nickname of Flor Silvestre soon after. Winning first place in a new talent contest gave her the chance to start touring Mexico and Central and South America. While promoting her debut record, Silvestre began a successful acting career and married popular Latin artist Antonio Aguilar. Together they became a local legend and parents of two celebrities in the Mexican scene: Antonio Aguilar, Jr. and José Antonio Aguilar, aka Pepe Aguilar. After a successful career in which she distinguished herself in recording, film, television, and the stage, Flor Silvestre died on November 25, 2020 at the age of 90.
Iconic Mexican vocalist and actress who was a star of stage, screen, and recordings.
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Flor Silvestre Biography
by Drago Bonacich