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Diomedes Diaz

Diomedes de Jesus Diaz Maestre is a Colombian vallenato singer and composer. He is one of the most widely recognized performers of this musical genre. His well known moniker El Cacique de la Junta was given early in his career by vallenato singer Rafael Orozco Maestre in honor of his birthplace; La Junta.

Early years

Diomedes was born and raised on a farm called "Carrizal" on the outskirts of La Junta; his father, Rafael Maria Diaz, and his mother, Elvira Maestre, were very poor, something that Diomedes ...

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