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Singer known as the Queen of Salsaby Kenny Mathieson
Copyright © 2003 Kenny Mathieson
Celia Cruz was the leading singer in Cuban music for most of her long career, which stretched over six decades from the 1940s. She performed with all of the major Latin bandleaders, including Tito Puente, Johnny Pacheco, Willie Colón and Ray Barretto.
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Kenny Mathieson is a freelance writer based in Scotland.