Singer-songwriters are some of the most popular characters in the music industry for a reason: Some stars may need an arsenal of professionals to put together something that resembles a contiguous hit, certain people are talented enough to use their endless energy One of those talented people is María Grever, the Mexican singer-songwriter who is the subject of today’s Google Doodle Born in Central Mexico in the 19th century Her musical skills were so evident from a young age that she was tutored by the likes of Debussy and Lehár. She grew up writing myriad songs that were eventually covered by greats like Aretha Franklin and Frank Sinatra

Grever’s style was to combine the energy of tango music with traditional folk rhythms and produce songs like “Júrame” (“Promise, Love”, 1926) and “What a Difference a Day Makes”, originally called ” Cuando Vuelva “were known a Tu Lado” (1934). During her career she wrote at the beginning of the 20th During the 20th century, background music also included background music for Paramount Pictures and 20th Century Fox films, an appearance that demonstrated her extensive mastery of their medium

In addition, Grever’s talent was so great that it expanded to include others: In 1959, jazz singer Dinah Washington won a Grammy for her rendition of Grever’s song “What a Difference a Day Makes” while Grever never achieved the level of notoriety that normally would Reserved for performers, their skills and dexterity prove that great talent can come from anywhere and that it just needs to be nurtured and nurtured in order for it to flourish”

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María Grever

World News – CA – Today’s Google Doodle honors María Grever, who wrote songs covered by Frank Sinatra