María Dolores Pradera

Spanish recording artist; singer and actress

María Dolores Fernández Pradera (29 August 1924 in Madrid – 28 May 2018) was a Spanish melodic singer and actress. She was one of the most famous singers in Spain and Latin America. She is also known as María Dolores or La Pradera. She started her career as an actress, working in the theatre and in some of the most famous Spanish movies from the 1940s: “¡A mí la legión!” (1942), “La Lola se va a los puertos” (1947), or “Agustina de Aragón” (1950).[1][2]

María Dolores Pradera
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Background information
Also known asLa Gran Señora de la Canción
Born(1924-08-29)29 August 1924
Madrid, Spain
OriginMadrid, Spain
Died28 May 2018(2018-05-28) (aged 93)
GenresBolero, Ranchera, Balada Romántica, Folklore and Copla.
Years active1943 – 2018

Pradera died May 28, 2018 at the age of 93.[3][4]


  1. "Biografia de María Dolores Pradera". (in Spanish). Retrieved 13 August 2010.
  2. "Datos personales de maria dolores pradera, toda su historia y su biografia". (in Spanish). Retrieved 13 August 2010.
  3. "Muere la cantante María Dolores Pradera a los 93 años". (in Spanish). Retrieved 28 May 2018.
  4. "The singer María Dolores Pradera dies at 93". (via Google Translate) (in English (translated from Spanish)). Retrieved 28 May 2018.CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)