Celia Cruz

Celia Cruz

Úrsula Hilaria Celia de la Caridad Cruz Alfonso de la Santísima Trinidad (October 21, 1925 – July 16, 2003) was a Cuban-American salsa performer. One of the most popular salsa artists of the 20th century, she earned twenty-three gold albums and was renowned internationally as the "Queen of Salsa" as well as "La Guarachera de Cuba."

She spent much of her career living in New Jersey, and working in the United States and several Latin American countries. Leila Cobo of Billboard Magazine once said "Cruz is indisputably the best known and most influential female figure in the history of Cuban music."

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Celia Cruz - Grammy Awards
... Best Tropical Latin Performance Won 2000 Celia Cruz and Friends A Night of Salsa Best Salsa Performance Won 2001 "Siempre Viviré" Best Tropical Traditional Album ...
The Mambo Kings (soundtrack) - Track Listing
... Pacheco Celia Cruz 2 ... Ran Kan Kan T. 6 Sunny Ray Ray Santos Mambo All-Stars 7 ... Melao de Caña Mercedes Pedroso Celia Cruz 8 ... Beautiful Maria of My Soul (Bella María de mi Alma) Robert Kraft / Arne Glimcher Antonio. 11 ... Guantanamera Fernández / Orbón / Angulo, based on a poem by José Martí Celia Cruz 12 ... Tea for Two V ...
Sonora Matancera - Discography: A Representative Sampling - Duos
... Granda and Rogelio Martínez, vocals "Tu fracaso" (José González Giralt), bolero, 1950? Celia Cruz and Bienvenido Granda, vocals "El pai y la mai" (Daniel Santos), seis ... Alberto Beltrán and Celia Cruz, vocals "Contestación Aunque me cueste la vida (Luis Kalaff Pérez/Estanislao "Laíto" Sureda), bolero, 1-18-1955 Celia Cruz and Nelson ... Cabrera), merengue, 10-14-1955 Celia Cruz and Celio González, vocals "Madre rumba" (Humberto Jauma), guaracha, 2-06-1958 ...
Premio Lo Nuestro 2003 - List of Nominees and Winners - Tropical Category
... Libre - Marc Anthony La Negra Tiene Tumbao - Celia Cruz 2) Best Male Artist Carlos Vives Elvis Crespo Gilberto Santa Rosa Marc Anthony 3) Best Female ... Starr Milly Quezada Susana Baca Celia Cruz 4) Best Duo or Group Fulanito Ilegales Monchy and Alexandra Celso Piña and su Ronda Bogotá 5) Best New Artist of the Year Dobble Fiilo Rafy Burgos El Cupido ...
Sonora Matancera - A Selection of Albums, Cassette Tapes and Compact Discs - Albums
... "Canta Celia Cruz (Celia Cruz Sings)" ... Celia Cruz accompanied by Sonora Matancera" ... "La Incomparable Celia" ...

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