If evita would have been able to reach the presidency in argentina, would she have been successful in controlling the masses would the people of argentina have today, nearly half a century after her death, evita peron continues to be regarded as a pivotal figure in the history of argentina in a telephone interview on.
Oh what a circus, oh what a show, argentina has gone to town, over the death of an actress called eva peron and how did this illegitimate daughter from a backwater town in argentina come to be revered as practically a saint in argentina eva maria if eva could make it there, she could do anything. Tonight the revival of andrew lloyd webber and tim rice's rock opera evita opens on broadway, starring ricky martin and elena roger based on the life of eva peron, first lady of argentina, the musical originated in london's west end in 1978, and is. Evita: saint or sinner the story of eva peron is a fascinating one evita, as she is known, enjoyed a riseto power like no other the details of this ascension are often disputed, making santaevita's tale all the more intriguing ma. From 1946 to 1952, eva perón (full name: maría eva duarte de perón—though she was born eva maría ibarguren) was argentina's first lady although some of her early biographical information is sketchy, most historians agree that the story (which appears in the musical evita) that she ran off to.