Global Notes: Toña la Negra, the Queen of Mexican boleros

Global Notes: Toña la Negra, the Queen of Mexican boleros
Global Notes: Toña la Negra, the Queen of Mexican boleros

Global Notes: Toña la Negra, the Queen of Mexican boleros

She was known as the ‘Queen of the Mexican bolero’. But the artistry of María Antonia del Carmen Peregrino is almost entirely forgotten. This week on Global Notes, Morning Shift and Radio M host brings us the music of the Veracruz Mexico native known as ‘Tona le Negra’. PHOTO: (Ivan Favelevic)