Sonera of Callao, who maintains an impeccable musical career, loving music and recording numerous songs as a soloist and with various singers of first order of the Afro Latin Caribbean genre.
The salsa singer named Fanny Almenara, better known in the music scene as the Peruvian Sonera, was born in Callao, daughter of Don Hector Almenara and Carmen Barreto, the second of 9 siblings.
Fanny studied singing thanks to her mother, she met the best teacher, Mrs. Ana Maria Parodi and entered music at a very early age in the lyrical genre.
Her salsa collector father made her listen to the best of the best exponents such as Justo Betancourt, La Lupe, Candido Fabre, Benny More, Ismael Rivera, Los Papines, Irakere, Luis “Perico” Ortiz, etc.
At the age of 16 she fell in love with the genre called salsa and had the honor of singing with Junior Gonzales for the first time and alternated Grandes with Peruvian Orchestras such as Peru Salsa de Beto Villena, Las Estrellas de la Máquina de Boris Gómez, HIt Parade Latino del Callao, La Nueva Generación de Franco Crovetto.
She was chosen as the best new voice of the salsa genre in the 80s.
She made recordings for different groups, and also recorded an unpublished song of her own entitled “Yo te Espero”.
Between the 70s and 80s came to Peru Las Leyendas Latinas with Ray Barreto and Adalberto Santiago, gave him the great opportunity to sing with them Quítate la Máscara.
Then with Linda Caballero (lLa India), the song Mi Primera Rumba, then with the pharaoh of salsa Oscar D’ León the song Toro Mata, also with the great Hermanos Lebrón the song sin negro no hay guaguancó.
With the owner of Soneo Carlos “El Cano” Estremera the theme Ámame en Cámara lenta, with Frankie Vázquez the theme Cuarto de Tula, with Yolanda Rivera the theme Rumba en el Patio, Vity Ruiz brother of Frankie Ruiz the theme La Cura, with Aldalberto Santiago the theme Nadie se salva de la rumba.
And so with her imposing voice Fanny captivated the attention of the greats of salsa, representing Callao and for which the people of Chalaco named her “La Sonera del Callao” (The Sonera of Callao).
For her vast artistic career she was awarded by different musical associations and by the company Pilsen Callao.
(H3) Asocosalsa Peru (Tite Curet Ceremony, Hector Lavoe Bust, Charlie Palmieri and 25th anniversary of artistic life (Okonkolo Association).
Fanny Almenara, continues her impeccable musical career, loving music and recording a song entitled Amor de Mis Amores, salsa version with the Orquesta Ng del Callao director Franco Crovetto.
Although she was in a halt due to the pandemic, she recorded a Challenger “El Virus Se Mata Con Musica” invited by a Cuban musician, which was also recorded by Cuban artists in different parts of the world.
After her voice reached Cuban websites such as “Benny More” “Un Millón De Adalsoneros” “Al Son Del Pinar Del Rio” she was invited to the “Son 8 de mayo” days led by the gentleman of the son Adalberto Alvarez.
Then she also recorded a song written by the King of merengue Milly Quezada “Gracias A Ti” dedicated to those who are always on the front line as doctors and nurses in the Covid 19 and the last thing she has recorded the production of the song La Sitiera Tribute to the diva of Cuba Omara Portuondo in which in that production participated Nelson Gonzales in the tres: Eddie Montalvo on congas, Nohelia Zambrano on violin and Luis Perico Ortiz on trumpet.
Website: Fanny Almenara Oficial
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