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Elena Burke: ageless and timeless

Havana, Cuba. – Tenor Rene Cabel labeled her as “the best Latin American singer”, but to us, she will always be “La Señora Sentimiento” (Mrs. Feeling). When she came to the world on February 28 1928, in Cerro quarters, her parents registered her as Romana Burgues. She couldn’t dream of becoming Elena Burke, least “La Señora Sentimiento”, but she fell in love with singing...