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date: 26 May 2020

Falcón, Ada [La Joyita Argentina ]locked

  • Simon Collier


[La Joyita Argentina ]

(b Buenos Aires, Aug 17, 1905). Argentine tango singer. She started singing and acting as a young girl, winning the nickname of La Joyita Argentina (the Little Argentine Jewel). After 1925 she made over 200 recordings for the RCA-Victor and Odeon labels, many with the band of Francisco Canaro. She was one the most popular of Argentine radio artists in the first half of the 1930s and also appeared in films; her legendary green eyes gave her the allure of a femme fatale. After ...

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