Gloria Lasso (25 October 1922 - 4 December 2005) was a Spanish-born singer, long based in France. In the '50s, she was one of the major competitors to Dalida.
Born as Rosa María Coscolin in Vilafranca del Penedès, Catalonia, she achieved a degree of fame and success in the 1950s and 1960s, with songs such as Amour, castagnettes et tango (1955), Etranger au paradis (1956, a French version of Stranger in paradise by Tony Bennett), Buenas noches mi amor (1957) and Bon voyage (1958).
Eventually superseded by Dalida, she moved to Mexico, but attempted a come back in France in 1985 at the Paris Olympia. She was reportedly married six times.
She died from a myocardial infarction, aged 83, at her Cuernavaca, Mexico home.
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