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Tejano Music Hall of Fame

Texas State Music Hall of Fame

Tejano monument; photo by Blue Genie on Flickr (use permitted with attribution).

Official State Tejano Music Hall of Fame of Texas

The Tejano Roots Hall of Fame in Alice, Texas was designated the official state Tejano music hall of fame in 2001. All Music Symbols - All State Museums

There are 242 artists listed as members of the Tejano Roots Hall of Fame. Tejanos are descended from the Spanish explorers and colonizers who settled Texas. They eventually took the name Tejano from the Spanish word Tejas, used by native Americans who originally inhabited Texas.

Texas Government Code: TITLE 11. State Symbols and Honors

Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1420, Sec. 7.001, eff. Sept. 1, 2001.

Sec. 3101.012.  TEJANO MUSIC HALL OF FAME.  The Tejano Music Hall of Fame Museum in Alice is the official Texas Tejano Music Hall of Fame.