Myrta Silva at Teatro Puerto Rico

Justo A. Martí Photographic Collection, 1948-1985

Myrta Silva (1927-1987) was a Puerto Rican singer, songwriter and television producer who was known affectionately as "La Gorda de Oro". She rose to fame in the early 1950s as the lead vocalist for the Cuban ensemble Sonora Matancera.


Creator
Justo A. Martí
Location

Teatro Puerto Rico, 490 East 138th Street, Bronx, NY

Document Type
Photograph: b & w photographs
Identifier
JAMa_b53_f08_0001
Related Keywords
Performers, Theaters
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
Myrta Silva
Related Places
Mott Haven (was created at)
Citation
Justo A. Martí Photographic Collection, 1948-1985. Myrta Silva at Teatro Puerto Rico: JAMa_b53_f08_0001. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 14 Oct 2019.
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