Author Archives: Leticia del Monte

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DRACO ROSA TO PERFORM AT LATIN GRAMMY® ACOUSTIC SESSIONS IN LOS ANGELES

  The Exclusive and Intimate Concert Series is presented by 7UP®, With Official Sponsors Kellogg’s, Lincoln Motor Company and McDonald’s   Miami, Florida-September 23, 2013 Celia Cruz Foundation-   After his two-year battle with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, highly respected musician, singer/songwriter and producer Draco Rosa released new album VIDA – a personal celebration of LIFE with his closest musical friends.  With an unrivaled Who’s Who of […]

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CELIA CRUZ – THE ABSOLUTE COLLECTION AN EXTRAORDINARY TRIBUTE FIT FOR A QUEEN AVAILABLE NOW!

“On stage, Celia was ageless, in life, her good energy and generosity were boundless, her music is and will remain timeless. . . .” Gloria Estefan Beautifully and wonderfully designed, “THE ABSOLUTE COLLECTION” contains 30 of her all time classic hits re-mastered, extensive liner notes, brand-new commentary from prominent artists of today, also features over […]

the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History unveiled an object-based portrait of Celia Cruz featuring artifacts displayed in the museum.  The Smithsonian collaborated with photographer Robert Weingarten to create the portrait.

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History Unveiled Biographical Portrait of Celia Cruz by Photographer Robert Weingarten

MIAMI, Florida/ October 3, 2012 Celia Cruz Foundation-The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History unveiled an object-based portrait of Celia Cruz featuring artifacts displayed in the museum.  The Smithsonian collaborated with photographer Robert Weingarten to create the portrait. Biographical portrait of Celia Cruz by Robert Weingarten It’s a pop of vivid color and glimmering textures, tinted with memories of […]

Celia Cruz and Friends

Throughout her career, Celia welcomed every opportunity to lend her voice in support of charities worldwide.   “Cruz is undisputably the best known and most influential female figure in the history of Cuban music.” – Leila Cobo, Billboard Magazine “Qué bueno que la obra de amor que mi hermana Celia Cruz comenzó hace tantos años continúe […]

Celia Cruz in Cuba, ca. 1950s. Photo by Narcy Studios, Cuba

Celia Cruz The Next American Icon

The National Museum of American History is looking to add a portrait of an American icon to its hallowed halls. Among the 5 nominees listed on their page stands Celia Cruz, the only Latino. Voting opened May 11, 2012 and runs through May 26, 2012. We are leading the votes right now, but with your […]

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Multi Latin Grammy® Winner Juanes To Participate In The Schools Program

 This Educational Program, Presented by The Latin Recording Academy® Will Take Place at Celia Cruz Bronx High School of Music on Tuesday, May 15   WHO:             Seventeen-time Latin GRAMMY® and GRAMMY®-winning Colombian singer/songwriter Juanes, more than 100 high school students, and two-time Latin GRAMMY winning producer José Tillán will serve as moderator. WHAT:           Latin GRAMMY In The Schools offers students a unique opportunity to hear first-hand from one of the […]

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Celia Cruz Last European Tour-Festival Latinoamericando 2002 Milan, Italy