Michel, Paco [Jesús Flores Pereyra] (1930-1997): singer, composer, and actor, born in Huasteca, Paco Michel spent a number of his teenage years working in the United States, where he began his musical career. He often worked shows with Margerita Sanchez (Gloria Becker) including playing together once in Idaho around 1948. They were hired by JR Simplot to entertain migrant farm workers.
He returned to Mexico in 1950 and by mid-decade was starting to appear on TV and in films like Caras nuevas. Michel wrote around 250 songs including "Ay Chabela" and "Creo en tí."