Buenos Aires, Argentina (1896 – 1984)
Rosita Quiroga (1896-1984) was the first female tango singer, a direct heir of the primitive early payadores (itinerant singing improvisers). Hers is a unique case in the history of woman in tango. No one expressed like she did, she sang with the same cadence and the same "air" as she had when speaking; she was the unique female model who represented the outskirts people features.
She interpreted naturally, without premeditation, and strummed chords in her guitar in the way Juan… read more
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