The present Doodle observes Mexican singer and songwriter María Grever, viewed as one of the country’s greatest composers.
Grever spent a lifetime creating many songs that proceeded to be covered by a portion of the world’s most popular artists, as Placido Domingo, Aretha Franklin, and Frank Sinatra.
On this day in 1938, Grever recorded “Ti-Pi-Tin,” a three step dance about entertaining your loved ones that got probably the greatest hits.
María Joaquina de la Portilla Torres was born in the late 19th century in the city of León in focal Mexico. As a kid, she moved to Seville, where she examined English, French, and music.
Grever’s natural musical abilities were obvious as she created an occasion carol for her school. This drove her dad to give her probably the best guides, including distinguished composers, Debussy and Lehár. Her first record, “A Una Ola” (“To a Wave,” 1912), and was in the end covered by a few singers.
In 1916, Grever moved to New York, where she soon composed background music in movies for both Paramount Pictures and twentieth Century Fox. At the same time, Grever kept on creating tunes that wedded society rhythms with styles like tango to enrapture crowds all through the Americas and Spain.
A portion of her greatest hits included “Júrame” (“Promise, Love,” 1926) and “What a Difference a Day Makes” (originally “Cuando Vuelva a Tu Lado,” 1934). The last proceeded to win a Grammy in 1959 as sung by jazz legend, Dinah Washington.
In acknowledgment of her contributions to music, the Union of Women of the Americas (UWA) named Grever “Woman of the Americas” in 1952.
Thanks for all the music María Grever; it continues to strike a chord with listeners around the world today!