- Antonia Padilla
- Beatriz Llamas (center) and Blanca Rodríguez (right), pictured with Rita Vidaurri (left)
Las Tesoros de San Antonio is a Tejano supergroup originally formed with four members – Janet "Perla Tapatia" Cortez, Rita "La Calandria" Vidaurri, Llamas and Rodríguez. All four women grew up on San Antonio's West Side and enjoyed success as solo singers from the 1940s to the 1960s, inspired by and connected to legendary performers such as Lydia Mendoza and Eva Garza. In collaboration with San Antonio's Esperanza Peace and Justice Center, the Tejana women came back to the fore in the 2000s, teaming up "to preserve Mexican and bicultural musical expressions through their singing and storytelling."
Although Tapatia and Vidaurri have now since passed, Llamas and Rodríguez continue to perform as Las Tesoros de San Antonio to continue the legacy of the group. They will be honored along with the other 2019 National Heritage Fellows with a ceremony and a concert in Washington, D.C. in September.
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