Argentina, Imperio

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Argentina, Imperio Gender: F
María Magdalena Nile del Río
born on 26 December 1910 at 17:00 (= 5:00 PM )
Place Buenos Aires, Argentina, 34s36, 58w27
Timezone LST m64w11 (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 04°15' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 12°09 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 10°36'

Imperio Argentina
photo: Flaisa1905, license gfdl


Argentine singer and movie actress, who became a citizen of Spain in 1999. Born to Antonio Nile (a guitar player, born in Gibraltar) and Rosario del Río (a native of Monda in the Province of Málaga), she performed onstage in her native Argentina, where she had a long and successful career. At that time, her stage name was Pettit Imperio. But her most successful moments came after she moved to Spain. It was there that she changed her name to Imperio Argentina, as a way to honour her "other country". While in Spain, del Río appeared in many movies, and frequently on television and radio. She obtained Spanish citizenship in 1999.

In January 2003, she suffered an angina attack and was admitted to the University Hospital of Malaga. She died in Benalmádena in the Province of Málaga (her mother was born and raised in the same province) on 22 August 2003, aged 92.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield cites birth record quoted in Imperio Argentina: mito y realidad by Carlos Manso (Francotirador Ediciones, 1999), p. 145: "Hacer 'que el veintiseis del corriente, á las cinco de la tarde, nació la mujer María Magdalena, en su domicilio Chacabuco mil cuatrocientos cuarenta' (Fragmento de la partida de nacimiento No 2357 del Registro Civil de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, donde declara su padre Antonio Nile, el 29 de diciembre de 1910.)"

("on the twenty-sixth of the current month, at five o'clock in the afternoon, the woman María Magdalena was born, at her home Chacabuco, one thousand four hundred and forty" (Extract from birth certificate No 2357 of the Civil Registry of the City of Buenos Aires, declared by her father Antonio Nile on 29 December 1910).


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 92)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc.