Javier Solís


Javier Solís


Mexican singer Javier Solís, born Gabriel Siria Levario, was also a popular movie actor who was considered part of the “Three Mexican Roosters” of Mexican music and cinema, along with Jorge Negrete and Pedro Infante. He earned the title “El Rey Del Bolero Ranchero” with hit songs “Payaso,” “Sombras,” and “Las Mañanitas.”

This wall art captures the vibe of a musical legend and it’s a great addition to your collection of Mexican icons.

The Journey of Javier Solís: From Humble Beginnings to Musical Stardom

Early Life and Origins

Javier Solís, born Gabriel Siria Levario on September 1, 1931, in Tacubaya, Federal District, Mexico, emerged as a beloved figure in the realm of Mexican music. Despite his eventual fame, Solís' upbringing was marked by hardship and familial complexities.

Familial Dynamics

Solís was the first of three children born to Francisco Siria Mora, a baker, and Juana Levario Plata, a trader. However, due to circumstances surrounding his parents' separation and his mother's demanding work schedule, Solís was entrusted to the care of his uncle Valentín Levario Plata and his wife, Ángela López Martínez. It was with them that Solís found the nurturing and support that shaped his formative years, considering them to be his true parents.

Diverse Occupations and Pursuits

Solís' journey to musical prominence was preceded by a series of diverse occupations. Before finding his calling as a singer, he navigated various roles, including working as a bone and glass collector, transporting merchandise in a supermarket, and engaging in tasks such as baking, butchery, carpentry assistance, and car washing. Additionally, Solís pursued amateur boxing in his spare time, harboring dreams of turning professional until setbacks redirected his focus.

Artistic Aspirations

Despite the challenges he faced and the labor-intensive jobs he undertook, Solís' passion for music remained unwavering. Even during his earlier years, he showcased his vocal talents by participating in singing contests and honing his craft whenever possible.

Legacy and Passing

Javier Solís' remarkable journey came to an untimely end on April 19, 1966, in Mexico City, Mexico, leaving behind a legacy that continues to resonate in the realm of boleros, rancheras, and film. Despite his relatively short life, Solís' contributions to Mexican music endure as a testament to his talent and perseverance.

Javier Solís was born on September 1, 1931, in Tacubaya, Federal District, Mexico, and he passed away on April 19, 1966, in Mexico City, Mexico.

Canvas Print Features

Frames are made of FSC® certified wood to ensure we meet the highest environmental & social standards.

Canvas is 1.6″ thick to prevent frame warping and ensure longevity; mounting kit included.

Shipped in protective packaging and strong boxes to ensure no damage during transportation.

Before You Buy

Please note that each art piece is made on-demand. This way, my fulfillment partners and I can deliver premium quality products without sacrificing eco-friendly practices that saves on the production of unnecessary waste.

Also know, that multiple products are sourced from multiple fulfillment partners, based on availability. Expect multiple items within one order to be shipped at different times.

Because I create these digital illustrations for one size ratio and then print on multiple sizes, those multiple sized prints will cut off certain details on the edges of prints; so they’ll either completely cut off at the edges or wrap around on canvas print types.

Refunds and returns cannot be honored if a wrong size or color has been ordered, or if the customer just didn’t like the product. For more details, please visit my refunds & returns policy page.

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