Adeli’s Music Blog

Celia Cruz: The Queen Salsa

Posted in music by adeli on October 21, 2009

Celia Cruz, The Queen of Salsa, was born on this day, October 21st, in 1925. and was one of the most successful Salsa performers of the 20th century, with 23 gold albums. She’s also know as “La Guarachera de Cuba.”

“Cruz is indisputably the best known and most influential female figure in the history of Cuban music.” Celia Cobo, Billboard Magazine

Watch some of Celia’s performances below:

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