(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.