1955, 4 August – birth of Mariana Avena

Singer… (Leo) in the neighborhood of Palermo, Buenos Aires…descendant of a tango family…her grandfather was a bandoneon player with the orchestras of  Juan “Pacho” Maglio and Osvaldo Fresedo…her uncle Osvaldo Avena was a renown quitarist and composer


She begins her career at the age of 17…her big break came when she was invited to be the lead singer of a renown group in Brasil


  • Click here to see her sing the classic “Vuelvo al Sur” (Iam returning to the South) written by Astor Piazzola (Lyrics by Fernando “Pino” Solanas)  http://bit.ly/MAvena
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