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Celia Cruz

Celia Cruz
Born: Oct 21, 1925 in Havana, Cuba
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Died: Jul 16, 2003 in Fort Lee, NJ
Genre: World, Jazz
Biography: Celia Cruz was one of Latin music's most respected vocalists. A ten-time Grammy nominee, Cruz, who sang only in her native Spanish language, received a Smithsonian Lifetime Achievement award, a National Medal of the Arts, and honorary doctorates from Yale University and the University of Miami. A street ...Read full biography
Regalo Del Alma
Released: 2003
Label: SMI ARTIST
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The final recording of the mighty Queen of Salsa's career, Regalo del Alma was certainly in keeping with the exuberant, joyful tone that her enormous fan base has come to expect from her. With stylistic ...Read full review
The Winners
Released: 1987
Label: Fania Special
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Cruz with Willie is just about as sure a thing as Celia with Johnny (Pacheco). Surer, maybe, since C&J have made far more recordings than C&W. Celia Cruz is the nearest thing to an icon in contemporary ...Read full review
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