Ada Falcon was an Argentine tango dancer, singer and film actress of the 1920s and 1930s. She starred in the film Idolos de la radio in 1934. She was famous for her tango work and made over 200 recordings in the 1920s and 1930s. She shared a long relationship with orchestra leader Francisco Canaro. She mysteriously disappeared from the limelight in 1942 and lived as a recluse until she died in 2002 at age 96.
Falcon was born in Buenos Aires in 1905 where she started to act in theater as a little girl (11 years old), known as "la joyita Argentina" (the little Argentinian jewel). At age 13 she took part in her first movie El festin de los Caranchos in 1918.
Falcon was a mezzo-soprano, an unusual register for tango singers at the time, who generally were sopranos.
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