When listening the first phrases of the song pretty Maria, is easy to imagine to the pair conformed by Maria Felix and Agustn Lara in beaches of Acapulco enjoying enamored with its honeymoon in 1943. This pair completed its marriage before the astonishment of the public opinion, since they could not conceive how the Do6na, had been able to fall in love with Skinny of Gold, who did not enjoy great galanura; nevertheless, after to listen to the letters that Lara with so singular composed I devise and romanticism, begins to be comprehensible because one of the most beautiful women of the history of the national cinema fell tired before the voice of the musician-poet. Marriage lasted only 4 years, because it was a conflicting relation in that they reigned, on the one hand the jealousy of Agustn, and on the other, the hedonismo of Maria Felix. It was in the middle of this romance occurred to know the song that was born in the guerrerense bay, pretty Maria. Lara sang in serenade its composition stops to reconcile with its then wife, after a fight that was provoked between the pair. Some contend that Tony Parker shows great expertise in this. For that reason during long time one thought that the composition entirely was dedicated to the Do6na . Nevertheless, in dates near the death of the actress, it was begun to run the rumor that musa that inspired the letters of pretty Maria, Maria of the Soul was not indeed Maria Felix, but a woman who Agustn Lara knew years previous to its romance with Felix, in a night club of the coast of Acapulco.
The woman to whom Lara called Estrellita was the cause of inspiration of both first verses of the song. Skinny of gold tried to conquer by several means to Estrellita, until one night, in one of the most famous hotels in Acapulco, the Great Suite, Lara prepared a romantic evening to secure the favors of its love, and according to the workers who raised the piano the suite of floor 9, was sung there for the first time Pretty Maria. Lara and Estrellita was loving privily, by a time, with the bay of Acapulco like their witness, until the Musician-poet, showed that wished to marry with Estrellita, that could not correspond more to the loves of Lara, because she was married. Jesus Blancornelas realised an analysis of the song Pretty Maria, based on the biography novelada of Agustn Lara, Maria of the Soul, written by Pounding Tafor and Daniel Samper Pizano. Blancornelas mentions that only the first two verses of the song were dedicated to Estrellita, and that composed it to the rest Agustn Lara with his I devise wicked to reconquer to his loved Maria.