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Presented by BORIS YVAIN in Songs and Dances
This new orchestra under Boris Yvain , with its flair for tangos, rumbas, Viennese waltzes, and gypsy music, has won great popularity since its first broadcast in May. The vocalist and announcer is the beautiful and gifted Carmen del Rio , who, herself half South American, has sung all over South America, and was the first woman to broadcast out there, from Buenos Aires. Few broadcasters are more accomplished. She first trained as a pianist, and speaks five languages—Spanish, French, Italian, German, and, of course, English. Besides her broadcasts with the Continentals, Carmen del Rio has been on the air three times during the year she has been in Kngland, with recitals of Spanish songsat the piano.


Presented By: Boris Yvain
Unknown: Boris Yvain
Unknown: Carmen Del Rio
Unknown: Carmen Del Rio

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