It formed the first marriage by their parents, the tenor of the Opera Nacional de México José Sosa Esquivel and concert pianist Margarita Ortiz, known as José Romulo Sosa Ortíz. The future Prince of the song (as it has been called) began to define its future as a singer in the early 50 when participating in the choir of his school and at school festivals. Later, he learns to play the guitar and continued his formal education. The beginning of his artistic career dates back to March 1963 when it became a vocal trio which included his cousin and his friend Paco Ortiz Alfredo Benítez. Unfortunately, his father, a man who suffered from alcoholism most conflictive and whose career declined, requiring only classical music be heard in the house, and that the young artist completed his studies in Aviation Mechanics.
After some setbacks looking for an entrepreneur to be fixed in their talent, in the year 1965 gives a recommendation to record their first CD single 45 RPM discs Orfeón. This disc, containing the tracks "The World" and "Ma Vie" (My Life) and the TV program sponsored by the label ( "Orfeón for Go-Go") were the start of his career as a professional. Although no single disc was more resonance, that did not stop the singer to try out new paths in his career to start playing bass in another trio of jazz and bossa nova, called "The Peg" that integrated with their peers and Gilberto Enrique Sanchez Herrera. With this group, debuted on March 21, 1966 in the nightclub "Semiramis Café. However, there were ups and downs since the group does not always work getting there. After going through many other clubs in 1967 at the local "Apache 14" rioja heard the veteran composer and record producer Ruben Fuentes who quickly offered a contract with the Mexican subsidiary of the transnational label RCA Victor (now SonyBMG).
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While his economic situation was not satisfactory, his mother, Margarita Ortiz supports him in his artistic attempts by opening a small...