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Lorenzo Herrera

Lorenzo Esteban Herrera is remembered as one of the greatest singers and composers of the first half of the Venezuelan XX century..

Life and career

Lorenzo Herrera was born in Santa Rosalia, Caracas. In 1923 went along with his family to New York City in search of new opportunities for his musical talent. In the first years, had to work as a shoemaker, but managed to obtain a contract with the most famous record companies of the time, RCA Victor, Columbia Records, among others. In this city composed a great part of his famous songs, including the pasodoble, ...

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