Celia Cruz

Celia Cruz
1925 - 2003

Celia Cruz  Cuban Singer

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Celia Cruz was previously married to Pedro Knight (1962 - 2003).

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Cuban Singer Celia Cruz was born Úrsula Hilaria Celia de la Caridad Cruz Alfonso on 21st October, 1925 in Santos Suarez, Havana, Cuba and passed away on 16th Jul 2003 Fort Lee, New Jersey, USA aged 77. She is most remembered for Azúca!. Her zodiac sign is Libra.

Celia Cruz is a member of the following lists: American female singers, Grammy Award winners and Cuban-Americans.

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First Name Celia
Last Name Cruz
Full Name at Birth Úrsula Hilaria Celia de la Caridad Cruz Alfonso
Alternative Name The Queen of Salsa, La Guarachera de Cuba, La Reina de la Salsa, La Reina de la Música Latina, Úrsula Hilaria Celia de la Caridad Cruz Alfonso, Úrsula Hilaria Celia Caridad Cruz Alfonso, Celia Cruz, Celia Caridad Cruz Alfonso, La Reina, Azúcar Morena, Reina Rumba, Primera Dama de la Canción Latina, Reina de la Música Cubana, Reina de la Salsa, The Queen of Latin Music
Age 77 (age at death) years
Birthday 21st October, 1925
Birthplace Santos Suarez, Havana, Cuba
Died 16th July, 2003
Place of Death Fort Lee, New Jersey, USA
Cause of Death Brain cancer
Buried Woodlawn CemeteryNew York City, New York
Height 5' 6" (168 cm)
Weight 163lbs (74 kg)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity Multiracial
Nationality Cuban
Occupation Text Singer, Actress
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame Azúca!
Music Genre (Text) Cha-cha-cha, Son (music), Son, Rumba, Bolero, Guaracha, Salsa
Music Genre Latin
Year(s) Active 1948–2003, 1947–2003
Music Style Latin Pop, Salsa, Mambo, Cuban Traditions, Tropical, World Fusion, Jazz, Latin Jazz, Son
Music Mood Exuberant, Confident, Spicy, Bright, Brassy, Joyous, Passionate, Energetic, Lively, Gutsy, Carefree, Playful, Boisterous, Fun, Warm, Party/Celebratory, Sensual, Rousing, Street-Smart, Freewheeling, Visceral
Instrument Vocals
Instrument (text) Vocals
Record Label Fania Records, RMM Records & Video, Sony Discos, Fania, Seeco Records, Tico Records, Barbaro Records, RMM
Associated Acts Sonora Matancera, Fania All-Stars, Tito Puente
Bust (inches) 41
Cup Size D
Waist (inches) 32
Hips (inches) 39

Úrsula Hilaria Celia de la Caridad Cruz Alfonso (October 21, 1925 – July 16, 2003), known as Celia Cruz, was a Cuban singer and one of the most popular Latin artists of the 20th century. Cruz rose to fame in Cuba during the 1950s as a singer of guarachas, earning the nickname "La Guarachera de Cuba". In the following decades, she became known internationally as the "Queen of Salsa" or "The Queen of Latin Music" due to her contributions to Latin music in the United States.

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NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Celia Cruz77 LibraSinger
Cuban
Pedro Knight85 LibraTrumpeter
Cuban

Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
El alma no tiene color1997MacariaTV Show
The Perez Family1995Luz PatMovie
Valentina1993LecuméTV Show
The Mambo Kings1992Evalina MontoyaMovie
Premier Orfeon1964TV Show
Amorcito corazón1961CantanteMovie
Affair in Havana1957SingerMovie

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