Jalousie (Jealousy) and Time On My Hands · Juan Garcia Esquivel · Esquivel

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Early lifeHe was born in 1918, in Tampico, Tamaulipas, and his family moved to Mexico City in 1928 where he became a self-taught musician. In interviews, Esquivel’s family members have said the young boy started playing piano when he was around 6 years old, to the amazement of older musicians who would gather around him in disbelief and to his own delight exhibiting his musical gifts.

They have also stated that Esquivel continued to eschew formal musical training as he grew older, preferring to learn from books and by listening to and playing music instead. Wiki.

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