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Celebrating Myra “Disney’s First Princess” on Her Birthday

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Feliz Cumpleaños

Today on 1986 Myra, Disney first teen princess, was born in Los Angeles as Mayra Carol Ambriz Quintana. This talented Gemini kicked her career off at age 9 with a Mariachi album Mensajera del Amor that put her on Disney’s radar. She was the first Latina artist to be signed by Walt Disney Records and performed ‘Miracles Happen’ on The Princes Diaries film soundtrack.

Myra was also the first teen recording artist for the Disney record label in 2001 paving the way for Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez, among others. On the Disney label the Mexican-American singer’s voice was featured on La Vida Mickey. Eventually she aged-out of the Disney family.

Currently Myra is working on her next musical project which might include another mariachi album. She now goes by the name of Myra Sparkles and according to her IMDB page the singer was recently featured on a single, Back to You by Chicano Rapper, Veze Skante which is part of the compilation set La Costa Nuestra.

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