Cepillín

El payasito de la tele

Cepillín, whose real name was Ricardo González Gutiérrez, was a beloved Mexican clown, singer, and actor who gained fame in the 1970s with his television show "El Show de Cepillín". His charisma and ability to connect with young audiences made him an icon in Mexican children's music and entertainment. Discos Orfeón played a crucial role in his musical career, helping to distribute his albums such as "La Feria de Cepillín" and "Vamos a la escuela", which became children's classics and secured his legacy for future generations.

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Biography

Ricardo González Gutiérrez, known artistically as Cepillín, was a famous Mexican clown, singer, and television host. He was born on February 7, 1946, in Monterrey, Nuevo León. Originally a dentist, he started painting his face to make children less afraid during consultations, which led to his rise in popularity and eventually a career in television. In 1977, he launched "El Show de Cepillín," an educational and entertainment program that aired in 18 countries, making him one of the most beloved clowns in Latin America.

Cepillín also had a successful musical career, recording 27 albums of children's songs, 11 of which were certified gold, selling over 25 million copies in total. Some of his most popular songs include "La Feria de Cepillín" and his version of "Las Mañanitas," which became a classic for birthday celebrations in many Latin families.

He passed away on March 8, 2021, at the age of 75 due to complications from spinal cancer. His legacy as an icon of childhood and pop culture in Mexico endures through his shows and music​

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