María Grever


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(1884–1951), Mexican songwriter. With a deep understanding of music and composition, the singer, pianist, and composer María Grever became the premier Latin songwriter of the early nineteenth century as well as a national hero in her native Mexico. Born Maria Joaquina de la Portilla Torres on August 16, 1884, in León, Guanajuato, Mexico, Grever showed a love for music early on.


From The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: United States History.

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