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Celia Cruz (The Great Hispanic Heritage) by Cherese Cartlidge

By Cherese Cartlidge

loved, influential, and prolific singer-songwriter Celia Cruz was once some of the most profitable salsa artists within the twentieth century. As a tender girl, she sang her means into the hearts of radio listeners all through her local Cuba and charmed the hearts of audiences because the lead singer of a popular Cuban orchestra. Her recognition persisted to develop, leading to live shows and engagements in another country. while Fidel Castro took energy in Cuba, Cruz and her husband refused to come back, as a substitute settling in New Jersey. There, her occupation flourished, and she or he recorded extra files, seemed in movies, and gained a number of awards. while she died in 2003, a wide funeral procession was once held for these mourning the demise of the "Queen of Salsa." This new biography of Celia Cruz examines the colourful lifetime of this artist via descriptive textual content, shiny pictures, and invaluable study features.

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