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Alatorre, Eric

He is a bass and baritone singer born in Southern California to a family of Mexican origin. He studied at the California State University Fullerton and San Francisco State University and when he ventured out into his professional career he became a singer with the San Francisco Symphony Chorus.

In 1990 he became a member of the popular ensemble Chanticleer and with them has toured nationally and internationally as well as making many recordings. These recordings include Christmas with Chanticleer, Jerusalem: Matins for the Virgin of Guadelupe, Lost in the Stars, Our American Journey, Palestrina: Missa Pro Defunctis: Motets, A Portrait and Sing We Christmas, the DVD of Magnificat and many more.

He is still a performing member with Chanticleer and with a service of more than two decades with them, he has become the longest serving member.

Chanticleer recordings
Arirang (c15th Century Korean)
Teldec 16676 (CD: Wondrous Love: A World Folk Song Collection)
ArrangerChen Yi

Here he is singing Gerald Finzi’s “My Spirit Sang All Day” with Chanticleer. He is on the far right with the moustache….