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Celia Cruz, Queen of Salsa by Veronica Chambers

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Published by Puffin .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

ContributionsJulie Maren (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7360926M
ISBN 100142407798
ISBN 109780142407790

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Celia Cruz, Queen of Salsa Veronica Chambers, Author, Julie Maren, Illustrator Dial Books $ (40p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS. Queen Bey: A . About Celia Cruz, Queen of Salsa. Everyone knows the flamboyant, larger-than-life Celia Cruz, the extraordinary salsa singer who passed away in , leaving millions of fans brokenhearted. indeed, there was a magical vibrancy to the Cuban salsa singer. to hear her voice or to see her perform was to feel her life-affirming energy deep within you. relish the sizzling sights and sounds of her.   out of 5 stars Celia Cruz, Queen of Salsa rocks! Reviewed in the United States on 26 June Verified Purchase. My three year old granddaughter loves this beautiful tribute to the late great Celia Cruz. This children's book is loaded with beautiful imagery and it's full of vibrant colors. The story is well written and provides a very Reviews:   Born Octo (or ) in Santos Suarez, Havana, Cuba, Celia Cruz went on to become the undisputed Queen of Salsa before her death on J , in Fort Lee, New Jersey. Interestingly, the reason the date of her birth is listed as both and is that Cruz was very secretive about her age and there's some controversy as to.

The voice, charisma and talent of Celia Cruz have created one of the most impressive careers in all of music, with more than 70 albums and countless awards. Úrsula Hilaria Celia de la Caridad Cruz Alfonso (Octo – J ), known as Celia Cruz, was a Cuban singer and one of the most popular Afro Latina artists of the 20th rose to fame in Cuba during the s 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. Celia Cruz was the undisputed Queen of Salsa. 23 gold albums and seven Grammy Awards attest to her longevity and popularity, and she was active right up until the year before her death in Find out why she is considered so important to Latin music and music at large with this 50 track set/5(51). Beloved, influential, and prolific singer-songwriter Celia Cruz was one of the most successful salsa artists in the 20th century. As a young woman, she sang her way into the hearts of radio listeners throughout her native Cuba and charmed the hearts of audiences as the lead singer of a renowned Cuban orchestra. Her popularity continued to grow, resulting in concerts and engagements abroad.

Celia: The Queen, is a documentary about the stellar performer’s life and legacy, who brought the salsa rhythm to the whole world. She erupted onto the Cuban music scene as a front women of “La Sonora Matancera,” and soon became Cuba’s most adored. Her trademark cry . Celia Cruz, Queen Of Salsa Book Information. Title: Celia Cruz, Queen Of Salsa. Author: Chambers, Veronica. Isbn: Read this book to learn about a little girl who had a really big dream that came true. Ideas for the Classroom Qualitative Measures. Get this from a library! Celia Cruz, queen of salsa. [Veronica Chambers; Julie Maren] -- Introduces the Queen of Salsa who has a magical vibrancy as a Cuban Salsa Singer. To her her voice or see her perform was to feel her life-affirming energy deep within your soul. Get this from a library! Celia Cruz, queen of salsa. [Veronica Chambers; Julie Maren] -- In the fabled land of Havana, where rhythm grows, sweet and juicy, like oranges in Florida, there lived a girl. She looked like a girl and talked like a girl, but everyone who ever met her agreed.