Celia Cruz

Celia Cruz

Cuban-American singer and entertainer
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Celia Cruz

Úrsula Hilaria Celia de la Caridad Cruz Alfonso (21 October 1925 – 16 July 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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Full name at birth
Úrsula Hilaria Celia de la Caridad Cruz Alfonso
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Claim to fame
Azúca!
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Date of birth
21 October 1925
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Place of birth
Santos Suarez, Havana, Cuba
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Date of death
16 July 2003
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Age
77 (age at death)
Place of death
Fort Lee, New Jersey, USA
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Cause of death
Brain cancer
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Resting place
Woodlawn CemeteryNew York City, New York
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Occupation
Singer, Actress
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Height
5' 6" (168 cm)
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Weight
163 lbs (73.9 kg)
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Net worth
$1,000,000 USD
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