Tag Archives: 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 […]

Fallece la pianista Zenaida Manfugás

Por Wilfredo Cancio Isla. La pianista cubana Zenaida Manfugás, una prominente figura de la interpretación clásica en Cuba y en el exilio, falleció en Nueva Jersey a los 80 años. Manfugás murió en la mañana del miércoles en su casa de Elizabeth, ciudad donde se radicó desde su salida de Cuba en 1974. La artista […]

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

¡Azúcar! THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF CELIA CRUZ

May 17 – August 19, 2007 ¡Azúcar! THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF CELIA CRUZ (Gertrude Silverstone Muss Gallery) The traveling exhibition ¡Azúcar! The Life and Music of Celia Cruz explores the life of legendary Cuban-born singer Celia Cruz (1925 – 2003) and her world-wide influence on music and culture. The exhibition, organized by the Smithsonian’s National Museum […]