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Adelina Garcia Collection, 1939-1978.
CEMA 23
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Title:

Adelina Garcia Collection, 1939-1978

Creator/Contributor:

García, Adelina, 1923-1999, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

The collection includes photographs, playbills, posters, magazines, sound recordings, and programs.

Date:

1939 (issued)

Subject:

García, Adelina -- Archives
Popular music -- Mexico

Note:

Access unrestricted.
Cite as:[Identification of item], Adelina Garcia Collection, CEMA 23, Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.
Adelina Garcia is considered to be the most renowned singers of the golden era of the Mexican romatic bolero. Aficionados of this genre of music are found far and wide throughout the United States, Mexico, and Latin America. Originally from Cuidad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, Adelina Garcia made her debut on radio station XEP in that city. Her singing career was launched in earnest in 1937. She sang live on radio stations throughout the U.S. that broadcast to the Latino community.
Adelina Garcia collaborated with many composers and artists, one of whom was the popular Mexican composer Gonzalo Curiel. Her tours took her to many Latin American countries. She also toured throughout the southwest U.S. and California. Her singing career continued until the late 1950's.
Finding aid available in the Department of Special Collections and on the Internet.
Acquisition Information: Acquired in 1997.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections' policy. Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections.

Type:

Boleros (Music)
Photographs.
Posters.
Playbills.
Sound recordings.

Physical Description:

1 linear foot

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/c8vh5qzk/
CEMA 23

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Access unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections' policy. Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections.

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