For many Americans, the name Lola Beltran, brings to mind the title track of Pedro Almodovar’s 1988 hit film, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown. But Lola Beltran is much larger than one song or one film. One of the the most popular Ranchera artists in Mexico, she was known as Lola La Grande, “Lola the Great.” Throughout her career she has starred in a number of films, musicals, a telenovela, and performed in front of numerous world leaders.
Alex Avila profiles the life and career of the Great Lola Beltran.
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