Concha Valdes Miranda (Cuba)
Concha Valdes Miranda (July 16, 1928, Havana, Cuba) is a Cuban songwriter and performer of Cuban music. She is considered to be the most ‘bold’ composer of the contemporary Bolero. Her greatest success is “El que más te ha querido” in the Dyango voice. It was nominated for the Grammy and the first place in the United States. In addition, she is the author of numerous songs that were made popular by performers such as Toña la Negra, Celia Cruz, Lucía Méndez, Blanca Rosa Gil, Olga Guillot, Imelda Miller, Sandro, Tito Rodríguez, Felipe Pirela, Los Panchos, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Santos Colón, Alberto Vázquez, María Marta Serra Lima, Sophy, Dyango, Floria Márquez, Elena Burke, Ismael Miranda, Tito Nieves, Tito Puente, John Secada, Sergio Vargas, José Alberto “El Canario”, Johnny Ventura, Cheo Feliciano, Moncho y Dyango among others. Many of her compositions have been used as themes in Spanish and Mexican movies.