Singer and actress Maria Dolores Pradera was born in Madrid on August 29, 1924. She spent much of her childhood in Chile, her family brought there by her father's business. She began working as an actress on both stage and screen as early as her late teens. Her first major works were the films Yo No Ne Caso in 1944 and Los Habitantes de la Casa Deshabitada in 1946. It was while working on Los Habitantes that Pradera met Fernando Fernan Gómez, whom she would marry in 1947. From there she would perform in various theaters in Spain, France, and Mexico, collaborating with the most important directors of the day.
Ana Belén and Víctor Manuel are back with an sensational album. It's been 30 years they recorded their last album “Para la ternura siempre hay tiempo / There is always time for tenderness”. Now, they come back with confidence and strength with “Canciones regaladas / Gift songs”, 12 beautiful and extraordinary songs written by Rubén Blades, Leonard Cohen, José Alfredo Jiménez, Carlos Berlanga, Chico Buarque, Astor Piazzolla, Billy Joel or José Alfonso.