Azucena Maizani

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Azucena Maizani
Born 15 November 1902
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died 15 January 1970
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Occupation Singer, Actress

Azucena Maizani (1902–1970) was an Argentine tango singer and actress. She was discovered in 1920 by Francisco Canaro and quickly emerged as a major star. Her frequent apperances on stage abd radio made her the female counterpart of Carlos Gardel[1] although she didn't enjoy as successful a film career as he did, appearing in a handful of films including Buenos Aires Sings (1947).

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  1. ^ Karush p.101


  • Karush, Matthew B. Culture of Class: Radio and Cinema in the Making of a Divided Argentina, 1920–1946. Duke University Press, 2012.

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