Birth Name: Roberto Cantoral Garcia
Date of Birth: June 7, 1935
Place of Birth: Ciudad Madero, Tamaulipas, Mexico
Date of Death: August 7, 2010
Place of Death: Toluca, State of Mexico, Mexico
*Spanish (Andalusian) (paternal grandfather)
*Chilean (paternal grandmother)
*Mexican (Spanish, possibly other), French (mother)
Roberto Cantoral was a Mexican singer and songwriter. He was the son of Antonio Cantoral Zambueza and Herlinda García Planes. He was the father of actress Itatí Cantoral. He was married to Argentine actress Itatí Zucchi.
Roberto’s paternal grandparents were José Rafael Cantoral and Cecilia “Lilia” Zambueza. José was a Spanish immigrant, from Cádiz. Cecilia was a Chilean immigrant, from Santiago.
Roberto’s maternal grandfather was Manuel García de Alejandro (the son of Candelario García Cabazos and María Virginia de Alejandro de Salazar). Candelario was the son of José Manuel Justo Pastor García González and María Ana “Mariana” Cabazos Zalazar. Virginia was the daughter of Manuel de Alejandro Tames and María de Jesús Salazar Valdés.
Roberto’s maternal grandmother was María Elisa Planes Montalvo (the daughter of Barthélemy Planès, or Bartolomé Planes in Spanish, and of Herlinda Montalvo Tijerina). Barthélemy was born in Béziers, Hérault department, France, to Jean Planès, or Juan Planes in Spanish, and Marie-Antoinette (or María Antonia in Spanish) Cabroy. Herlinda was the daughter of Juan Montalvo and María del Pilar Tijerina.
Sources: Birth record of Roberto’s parents – https://familysearch.org
Baptismal record of Roberto’s paternal grandmother, María Elisa Planes Montalvo – https://familysearch.org
Birth record of Roberto’s mother – https://familysearch.org
Baptismal record of Roberto’s maternal great-great-grandfather, José Manuel Justo Pastor García González – https://familysearch.org
Baptismal record of Roberto’s maternal great-great-grandmother, María Ana “Mariana” Cabazos Zalazar – https://familysearch.org
Marriage record of Roberto’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Manuel de Alejandro Tames and María de Jesús Salazar Valdés – https://familysearch.org