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2006-05-03 18:21:45

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (Reuters) - Tejano music pioneer Rosita Fernandez, who was better known simply as "Rosita" and was one of the first Mexican-American entertainers to appear on U.S. national television, has died at the age of 88, her family said on Wednesday. Fernandez headlined several national radio shows out of San Antonio in the 1930s, recorded hundreds of songs and was a regular on television in the 1950s performing on programs such as the Ed Sullivan Show. She also appeared...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.