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Afro-Latinos Who Rock: Celia Cruz
Celia Cruz was a Cuban singer, also known as the 'Queen of Salsa.' Cruz was born in Havana Cuba, and she lived from 1925 - 2003.
By the way, this card is part of a new collection called 'Celebrating Afro-Latinos: Black History Month.' Check it out!

Let's talk about Celia Cruz

What she contributed:

- She was one of the first women to make an large impact in a male-dominated music industry.
-In the 50s, she joined the group 'La Sonora Matancera,' which contributed Afrocuban music.
- Her salsa-genre albums with maestro Tito Puente penetrated the Anglo and European audiences.
- She was a very flamboyant artist, creating very lively concerts with her loud outfits, hair, and dance moves.
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Here is Cruz performing one of her most famous, popular songs 'Quimbara.'
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She was phenomenal!!!
2 years agoReply
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Que siempre descans茅 en paz la reina de salsa! 馃檱馃檹
2 years agoReply
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my abulea has all her albums
a year agoReply
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The Queen of salsa!!!!
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@amobigbang oh wow that's cool!
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