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Raquel Meller: Born in 1888,in Tarazona, Zaragoza,Aragón (Spain) she sprung from humble origins and very early in her life started singing "cuplés" ("couplets")as a way out of poverty.Although these songs were considered "naughty" and beneath the dignity (and morals)of a decent,serious singer,Raquel with her beauty and charismatic presence raised the "cuplé genre" to high art and made it acceptable for the entire family (before it played on men only bistros..The quality of her voice was a source
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of great debate but for her fans and theater-goers Meller could do no wrong. "Raquel Meller is a genius"-exclaimed Sarah Bernhardt.She was the first Spanish popular singer to succeed in Europe and the Americas, specially in the United States where her recordings enjoyed great popularity.By the late 1930s,Raquel Meller's career was over.She retired until her death in Barcelona in 1962.

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Hilda Designs says:
Thanks a lot for posting your beautiful page in "Our friends" group!!
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Aug 13, 2010
Nanny-G says:
beautiful page,love the layout,
Aug 7, 2010
Claudia says:
Beautiful photo & page!!!! STUNNING!!!! U ROCK!
Seen in Maxi's Pad! Lots of love..Claudia

Aug 7, 2010
Xguern66 says:
Beautiful.
Jul 26, 2010
auzziecarol says:
beautiful page
Jul 21, 2010
Hilda Designs says:
`•.¸(¨`•.•´¨)Great page!
(¨`•.•´¨)¸.•´Hugs from Brazil,
.`•.¸.•´ Hilda
Jul 21, 2010
Albinus says:
wonderful.::)
Jul 20, 2010
amelia123 says:
Absolutely gorgeous page sacha, she is very beautiful, but looks rather sad to my faves xxx
Jul 20, 2010
tuli2010 says:
Beautiful page!!
Jul 19, 2010
MaryWonder says:
She does have a rather lost look. Gorgeous page Rose-Marie!
Jul 19, 2010
   
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