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By Cherese Cartlidge

liked, influential, and prolific singer-songwriter Celia Cruz used to be some of the most profitable salsa artists within the twentieth century. As a tender lady, she sang her method into the hearts of radio listeners all through her local Cuba and charmed the hearts of audiences because the lead singer of a well known Cuban orchestra. Her reputation persisted to develop, leading to live shows and engagements in a foreign country. whilst Fidel Castro took energy in Cuba, Cruz and her husband refused to come back, as an alternative settling in New Jersey. There, her profession flourished, and he or she recorded extra files, seemed in movies, and received a number of awards. whilst she died in 2003, a wide funeral procession used to be held for these mourning the dying of the "Queen of Salsa." This new biography of Celia Cruz examines the colourful lifetime of this artist via descriptive textual content, shiny photos, and precious study features.

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