Ruth Fernandez

Ruth Fernández (May 23, 1919 – January 9, 2012) was a Puerto Rican contralto and a member of the Puerto Rican Senate.

According to the “Comisiones Nacionales para la Celebración del Quinto Centenario” (National Commission for the Celebration of the Fifth Centennial), she is said to be one of three artists whose contributions have helped unite Latin America. The other two artists named were Libertad Lamarque from Argentina and Pedro Vargas from Mexico.