Toña "La Negra"

Toña "La Negra"

Top Songs

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Arráncame la Vida
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Veracruz
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Vereda Tropical
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Cada Noche un Amor
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Lamento jarocho

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Biography

b. María Antonia del Carmen Peregrino, 1912, Veracruz, Mexico, d. November 1982, Mexico City, Mexico. Toña ‘La Negra' is to the bolero what Billie Holiday is to the jazz ballad. Like the mambo, danzón, and other song types, the bolero originated in Cuba. The Mexico City film and music boom of the 40s and 50s drew many of the Cuba's great artists across the Gulf with their music, however, and it was amid all this musical interchange that a young Mexican contralto came to reign su... Read more

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