Jose Maria Napoleon Ruiz Narvaez, known in the music world as "El Poeta de la Cancion" is a Mexican singer-songwriter born in Aguascalientes, Mexico. on August 18, 1948.
He is the son of Mrs. Maria de Jesus Ruiz Narvaez and Mr. Rafael Ruiz de Lara (deceased). It was his mother who instilled a love for music, and since childhood he showed his love for the music business. It was also his mother who taught him his first songs to hum and shortly there after he joined the church choir and at nine years old wrote a song called "Esta Tarde."
Due to financial difficulties his family had, since childhood he knew well how to get well-earned bread. He worked at various jobs, including mechanic, baker, carpenter, at a pharmacy, etc.