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Monica Boyar (Argentina Mercedes González Morel) was born on 20 December, 1920 in Santa Cruz de Mao, Dominican Republic, is a singer. Discover Monica Boyar's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is She in this year and how She spends money? Also learn how She earned most of networth at the age of 93 years old?

Popular As Argentina Mercedes González Morel
Occupation N/A
Age 93 years old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Born 20 December 1920
Birthday 20 December
Birthplace Santa Cruz de Mao, Dominican Republic
Date of death (2013-10-02) Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
Died Place N/A
Nationality Argentina

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Boyar died on October 2, 2013, from complications due to stroke at age 92 in Las Vegas, Nevada, where she resided.


She was called the satin Latin song stylist. and sometimes the Ruban Blue-Bird. Walter Winchell said that she was the finest Latin talent in the entertainment field in 1960.


She married comedian Lee Tully in March 1958 and divorced him in Mexico three months later.


Boyar was friends with Marlon Brando, who visited her when she was hospitalized at New York’s Lenox Hill Hospital, in January 1955.


Her second husband was actor Leslie Nielsen, from 1950 to 1956. They separated in August 1955, with Nielsen obtaining a default divorce in June 1956. He agreed to pay $19,000 ($148,100 today) in lieu of alimony, by monthly installments of $500.


Her first husband was Federico Horacio "Gugu" Vásquez Henríquez. She was widowed when her husband was captured and executed after landing at Luperón, Puerto Plata in 1949 as part of a plot against Dominican dictator Rafael Trujillo.


She introduced a new song, That's Why A Woman Loves A Heel, in October 1945. By 1948 Boyar had appeared on every overseas radio network. Boyar entertained at Ciro's in Mexico City and the Hotel Nacional in Havana. Among her numerous nightclub engagements was a December 1955 performance at the Viennese Lantern, at 242 East 79th Street in Yorkville, Manhattan. A lawsuit was taken out by an angry tenant who resided above the club. He contended that Boyar's bongo drummer kept him awake.

She appeared in the three-minute short Princess Papaya (1945). Boyar played a singer in an episode of the television show Mister Peepers, in 1952. In 1961 she received a Universal Pictures screen test.


During the 1939 New York World's Fair she made a concerted effort to persuade Americans to adopt the Dominican Republic's native dance, the merengue. An initial reluctance eventually subsided, and by 1955 it was the fastest growing dance in the U.S. When Boyar introduced calypso songs to America, many felt the music was not commercial. By 1954 calypso songs were among the bestsellers.


Argentina Mercedes González Morel was born to Pablo González Valerio and Juanita Morel, in Mao, Dominican Republic. In 1929, her family emigrated to the United States, and settled down in Manhattan, New York City.


Argentina Mercedes González Morel (December 20, 1920 – October 2, 2013), known as Monica Boyar, was a Dominican-born American nightclub singer who was popular in the 1940s and 1950s.