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"SHE STARTED EVERYTHING" Buenos Aires Favorite Tip by RafaelTheSecond

Buenos Aires General: 328 reviews and 390 photos

  Doña Berta
by RafaelTheSecond

Favorite thing: Marie Berthe Gardes, she was born in Toulouse, France in 1865; Life in that time was tough in France so her mother decided to immigrate to Venezuela, but in La Guayra, things were not so easy as well, and they decided to go back to FRance, she grew up, and had a son, as a single mother and with no conditions to have a descent life, thanks to the help of her friends she came to Argentina, March 8th, 1893. Gardel was 2 years old when he came here, and they settled in the region of Abasto.

Berta and his son always had a very straight relationship, and thanks to her, the wolrd got one of the most important personality in the planet!

Fondest memory: There is another story regarding Uruguay, but I would have to spend my whole life to explain this part. But Uruguay was alwats very present in Gardel's life!

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Sep 23, 2005
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