Alma Graciela Haro Cabello; Bolero Singer ‘Esmeralda’
Alma Graciela Haro Cabello, 65, known professionally as Esmeralda, who for 40 years sang the works of Mexico’s best-known bolero composers. Miss Haro Cabello began singing professionally in 1945 on Mexico City’s XEW radio station along with entertainers such as Consuelo Velazquez, Alvaro Galvez and Tona La Negra. She introduced works by composer Agustin Lara and performed with such greats as Pedro Infante. She appeared in several television series and acted in a number of films. Miss Haro Cabello recorded for the Peerless, Columbia, Musart and Rex-Gas record labels. In Mexico City on Tuesday of the complications of diabetes.