Raquel Meller (Francisca Marqués López)

On April 26, 1926, Spanish singer and actress Raquel Meller (Francisca Marqués López) was featured on the cover of USA’s “Time” Magazine.   Meller was born in Tarazona, Spain, and began singing in a cabaret at age 13.  She rose to be an international performer throughout Europe and the Americas.  In Hollywood, she friended and impressed stars such as Charlie Chaplin and Sarah Bernhardt.  (Photo from Time.com)