His mother Marina Borrajo was a lyrical singer with a very special soprano timbre. In his youth he made numerous performances.

Family roots

Leopoldo Bárcena was director until his death from the national Royal Asturian Zinc Company.

His family roots on the paternal side come from a saga of well-known mining engineers and on the maternal side besides the musical influence, his grandfather was a prestigious engineer who worked on the electrification of some regions of Spain.