Sad news hits the tango environment since in the last hours the death of the dancer was announced Elsa Maria Borquez. With her husband Hector Mayoral became one of the emblematic couples of Argentine popular dance. He was 77 years old and battling a stroke from which he was unable to recover. In addition, the news was confirmed by his brother Carlos Borquez on your Facebook account.
Elsa María was born in the neighborhood of La Boca, on June 25, 1944, and made dancing her profession. For this reason, under the stage name of Elsa María she built a career that took her to different parts of the world and allowed her to meet characters from the most diverse areas.
At 23 he met Héctor Mayoral, who was his partner on the track and in life. Their paths crossed at the Metrópolis bar on Corrientes Street next to the Presidente Alvear Theater, where he performed in the play Buenos Aires sing to the world. The professional and emotional crush was immediate. A month later they debuted in a show of Mariano mores at the Peñarol Palace in Montevideo and they didn’t stop anymore.
She shone Brilló in Buenos Aires and led the resurgence of the two by four in the international plane, shining on the Broadway billboard with the shows Tango Argentino.