Today on what would be her 100th birthday we remember Maria Felix, the most iconic lady from the golden age of Mexican Cinema. She’s the Latin Elizabeth Taylor! She is inspiration for fashion and art, and icon for Latin sensuality; this lady even has a Cartier watch named after her. She inspired painters like Diego Rivera to paint her, The Song “Maria Bonita” was composed for her by Agustin Lara. A strong eccentric Mexican woman with cojones, Maria Felix or “La Doña” as she was nicknamed is a source for inspiration for CULtural MIXing.
Here’s the song written for Maria Felix interpreted by the young Natalia Lafourcade: