María Grever

María Grever

Original Name María Joaquina de la Portilla Torres
Birth
Leon, León Municipality, Guanajuato, Mexico
Death 15 Dec 1951 (aged 66)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Mexico City, Cuauhtémoc Borough, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Memorial ID 13914060 · View Source
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Composer, Singer, Pianist. She was born (some sources say September 14, 1885) in León, Guanajuato, Mexico. She wrote her first song at the age of 4 and worked in United States. She wrote over 850 songs in her career. She is fondly remembered for songs such as "What a Difference a Day Makes," "Júrame," "Cuando Vuelva a Tu Lado," "Te Quiero, Dijiste," "Bésame" and "Así." An operetta by Grever, entitled "Cantarito", was recently discovered. She died in New York. Her real name was María Joaquina de La Portilla Torres.

Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 10 Apr 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13914060
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for María Grever (16 Aug 1885–15 Dec 1951), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13914060, citing Panteón Español, Mexico City, Cuauhtémoc Borough, Distrito Federal, Mexico ; Maintained by Find A Grave .