Xiomara Alfaro

Musical Artist

1930 –

44

Who is Xiomara Alfaro?

Xiomara Alfaro is a Cuban coloratura soprano. Her interpretation of Cuban composer and pianist Ernesto Lecuona's Siboney was the composer's favorite. She was a star of the Cuban music scene of the 1950s. She became famous as a singer of bolero music in part due to the way she sang them with her soprano voice. She was known as El Ruiseñor de la Cancion and as La Alondra de la Cancion.

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Born
May 11, 1930
Havana

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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