Collection CHC5162 - Luisa María Güell Papers

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Luisa María Güell Papers


  • 1966-2008 (Creation)


3 Boxes

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Luisa María Güell is a Cuban-born actress, singer and composer. She started her artistic career in Cuba at the age of five working in TV commercials. Later she worked as an actress for TV and Theatre. She recorded 24 disks many of which went "Gold." She is a celebrated singer with an international career whose work has received awards and recognitions from Europe through the Hispanic world. In Paris, she received "Edith Piaf" golden medal, an award received for the first time by a non-French singer.

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The papers document professional activities of Luisa María Güell in capacity of an actress, singer and composer.

The bulk of material consists of clippings.  The materials also include photographs from concerts and films, covers of Guell's musical disks, Theatre programs, scrapbooks with photographs and clippings, awards, videotapes with "Homage to Edith Piaf" and "Papa Porque no Vuelves" and correspondence.

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This collection is open for research.

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  • English
  • Spanish

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Gift of Luisa María Guell, 2005.  Material was added in 2010.

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