Archive for September 16th, 2010

1902, September 16 – birth of ANITA PALMERO

Singer, composer (Virgo) – born in Ronda, Andalusia Spain…when she was 15, her mother died and the destitute family moves to  Casa Blanca…it is there, and then Gibraltar,  that, at a very early age she began singing on stage…in 1925 a break came when she was accepted in the Romea Theater  Company in Madrid….


With Romeo, she toured Mexico and Cuba arriving finally in Buenos Aires where, in time,  she becomes  the lover of Jose Razzano, Gardel’s agent…she made her debut on Radio Argentina in 1930 initiating a successful career… she married twice, miraculously surviving two shots from a gun from her enraged second husband…she authored the milonga “Burrero Seco” which was based on his ruination as a result of investments  in  race horses…she died in Buenos Aires at the age of 84.