Celia Cruz vs Fidel Castro

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Singer
Cuban Revolutionary Leader
Net worth 2018
Singers
Industry
Presidents
Fort Lee, New Jersey, United States
Residence
Birán, Cuba
United States
Country
Cuban
21/07/1925
BirthDay
13/08/1926
July 16, 2003
Died On
November 26, 2016
Education
University of Havana, Belen Jesuit Preparatory School
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2015

In October 2015, Telemundo premiered an 80 episode docu-drama based on her life, ‘Celia’ (telenovela)

2013

Google honoured her with a Google Doodle on 21 October 2013

2011

The same year, Spanish television network Telemundo produced and broadcasted a special tribute honouring her, ‘Celia Cruz: Azúcar!’ In March 2011, she was honoured by the United States Postal Service with a commemorative postage stamp

2007

After his death in February 2007, he was buried with her in the same mausoleum

2003

Her final studio album, ‘Regalo del Alma’ released posthumously in July 2003

2001

Her album, ‘La Negra Tiene Tumbao’ (2001) was a musical teamwork with Mikey Perfecto and Johnny Pacheco

1999

Celia Cruz’s live album, ‘Celia Cruz and Friends: A Night of Salsa’ was recorded in 1999 during a concert

1998

She also appeared on the albums of Dionne Warwick, ‘Dionne Sings Dionne’ (1998) and ‘My Friends & Me’ (2006)

1992

In 1992, she appeared in the film ‘The Mambo Kings’ with Armand Assante and Antonio Banderas

1988

She did a romantic film ‘Salsa’ (1988) with Robby Draco Rosa and later recorded an anniversary album with ‘Sonora Matancera’

1980

In the 1980s, Celia Cruz achieved her long deserved international fame

1977

She also made three albums with Colón in 1977, 1981, and 1987

1976

In 1976, she was part of a documentary film Salsa’ about Latin culture, ‘along with personalities like Dolores del Río and Willie Colón

1974

Her 1974 album, ‘Celia y Johnny’ with Johnny Pacheco was quite successful

1965

Eventually, she left the band ‘Sonora Matancera’ in 1965 and launched her solo career with Tito Puente

1962

She married Sonora's trumpet player, Pedro Knight on 14 July 1962

1950

Celia Cruz stayed with the band for 15 years while also making guest appearances in Mexican films, such as ‘Rincón Criollo’ (1950), ‘Una gallega en La Habana’ (1955) and ‘Amorcito Corazón’ (1961)

1948

After winning various singing contests on radio stations, Celia Cruz’s first recordings were made in Venezuela in 1948

1947

Eventually, she discovered the huge earning potential of an entertainer and from 1947 she began studying music theory, voice, and piano at Havana's National Conservatory of Music

1925

Celia Cruz was born on 21 October 1925, in Santos Suárez, Havana, Cuba

2016

Since 1990s, Castro suffered from various health issues, which worsened in 2006 when he was reported to be suffering from gastrointestinal bleedingHe died on 26 November 2016, at the age of 90

1959

Additionally, he was the Commander-in-Chief from 1959 to 2008

1955

The unison, however, did not last long as Castro broke ties with Balart (1955) on account of her working for Batista

1949

The couple was blessed with a son, Fidelito in 1949

1948

Castro went into the wedlock with Mirta Diaz Balart in 1948