The Life and Music of Celia Cruz: Her Music

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The Life and Music of Celia Cruz: Her Music

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This resource offers audio samples of Cruz’s music and video clips of her life and performances. In addition to salsa, Celia Cruz performed many genres of Afro-Caribbean songs, including the Cuban son, Puerto Rican bomba and plena, the Dominican merengue, the Colombian cumbia, Brazilian music, blues…