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Celia Cruz

Por siempre Celia (1925-2003)

El  eco de tu voz ha quedado en nuestra memoria como un llamado a la felicidad.  Tus canciones son himnos de alegría que repetimos enajenados para aplacar el dolor de vivir sin patria y  poder soñar en volver a ella algún día. En tus caderas se templo el tambor que acompañó tu ritmo contagioso y  […]

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Celia Cruz- In her own words

About Tito Puente: “For me, he was a gentleman on stage. His friendship, his love, and his treatment towards me is something I will always cherish.” On “Azúcar” (her most famous phrase): “It started when we were dinning with friends in a restaurant and the waiter asked if I wanted coffee with or without sugar […]

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Celia Cruz The Legend

Welcome to the Celia Cruz High School of Music Website

Celia Cruz High School of Music Website

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Celia Cruz | AllMusic

Biography by Craig Harris 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 in Miami was […]

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Celia Cruz All Stars

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Celiz Cruz & The Fania All Stars-Quimbara Zaire, Africa 1974