Celia Cruz was born in Havana, Cuba on October 21, 1925. She first gained recognition in the 1950s, as a singer with the orchestra Sonora Matancera. Relocating to the United States after the ascent of Fidel Castro, Cruz recorded 23 gold records with Tito Puente, the Fania All-Stars and other collaborators.
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Celia Cruz ~ La Vida Es Un Carnaval...life needs to be celebrated, like a carnival, no matter what bad moments exist