The distinction was delivered by the French ambassador, Claudia Scheerer-Effossebased on Legrand’s career and influence on Argentine television.
Mirtha went to the Embassy with her grandson and producer, Ignacio “Nacho” Viale. His daughter was also present. Marcela Tinayreher granddaughter Juana Vialehis great-granddaughter Amber of Benedictis and his great-grandson Silvestre Valenzuelaamong other guests.
In this way, the presenter joins the list of Argentines who were awarded the Legion of Honor for their work and legacy. Those who had the same fortune were Jorge Luis Borges, Cinchona, Carlotto’s Stela, Julio Le Parc Y Susana Rinaldiamong others.
“Mirtha Legrand is a work in permanent construction… We always receive criticism from what we do, but I love to challenge it, moving forward, working and with more enthusiasm at 95 years old,” the host began in her speech.
“In my personal life I have always done my best to be a lady and I suppose that for having achieved it today they make me a Knight“, hill.