- Category : Entertain-Music-Vocalist-Pop,-Rock,-etc.
- Type : PE
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Split - Large
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Explanation 2
American singer who, after renting a hall for a music gig to pay the rent on his home, was "discovered" by a talent scout.
He became a rock star overnight success when his first record broke the charts.
In 1958, his first year of good fortune, he made $75,000.
Valens was killed in a plane crash, along with Buddy Holly, on 2/03/1959, north of Mason City, IA.