The best salsa singers of all time
Salsa is one of the most important Latin musical genres in the world, although in recent years it has lost some popularity its validity is undoubted.
Ismael Miranda is a salsa singer and songwriter born on February 20, 1950, in Aguada, Puerto Rico.
Andrés Montañez Rodríguez (San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 7, 1942), better known as Andy Montañez, is a famous salsa singer from Puerto Rico. Montañez is a native of the Trastalleres area of the Santurce neighborhood in San Juan, Puerto Rico. It is also known by the nickname "El Niño de Trastalleres".
José Luis Feliciano Vega, artistically known as Cheo Feliciano, is a Puerto Rican salsa and bolero singer and composer, born on July 3, 1935 in Ponce, Puerto Rico.
Gilberto Santa Rosa
Gilberto Santa Rosa Cortés, (Santurce, Puerto Rico, August 21, 1962), better known as "the gentleman of salsa", is a singer of this tropical genre as well as romantic ballads. He was born, the son of a draftsman of engineering plans and an operator of the first IBM computers on the island.
Ismael Rivera "Maelo"
Ismael Rivera (San Mateo de Cangrejos, Santurce, Puerto Rico, October 5, 1931 - May 13, 1987) known as "Maelo", "El Sonero Mayor de Puerto Rico" and also as "El Brujo de Borinquen" was a Puerto Rican and Cuban music singer. In the seventies he was part of the Fania All Stars. He had his greatest success with Las Caras Lindas, written by Tite Curet Alonso. Another theme that made him famous was "El Nazareno", a song that talks about the pilgrimages he made between 1975 and 1985 to the procession of the Black Christ of Portobelo, Panama.
Álvaro José Arroyo González, (Cartagena de Indias, November 1, 1955 - Barranquilla, July 26, 2011), better known as Joe Arroyo, was a Colombian singer and songwriter, considered one of the greatest music performers Caribbean of your country.
Oscar de León
Oscar Emilio León Simoza, better known as Oscar D'León (Caracas, July 11, 1943) is a successful Venezuelan salsa singer who has achieved remarkable success in his many tours conducted in countries of the Caribbean and Latin America, and led his repertoire by countries outside the area of traditional influence of Caribbean music. He is known as the Sonero of the World and the "Pharaoh of the sauce". It is also known worldwide, as "El Diablo de la salsa", 1 nickname that was given in Panama, a determining country in his career and his success in the rest of Latin America.
Rubén Blades (Panama City, July 16, 1948) is a Panamanian singer, songwriter, musician, actor and lawyer who developed much of his career in New York City. His most successful albums were made with Willie Colón for the Fania record label during the salsa boom. His style has been described as "intellectual sauce" and in many countries he is known as the "salsa poet". His songs have reached great popularity and he is considered one of the most successful and prolific singer-songwriters in Latin America.
José Antonio Torresola Ruiz (Paterson, New Jersey, March 10, 1958 - New York, August 9, 1998) was an American salsa singer of Puerto Rican origin known in the artistic environment as "The Daddy of Salsa" and "The Tartar of the sauce. "
Héctor Lavoe (Ponce, September 30, 1946 - New York, June 29, 1993) was a Puerto Rican salsa singer, whose personality, style and qualities of his voice led him to a successful artistic career in the musical field of music Latin and salsa during the seventies and eighties. The cleanliness and brightness of his voice coupled with an impeccable diction and the quality to sing extensive and fast phrasing with total naturalness, made him one of the favorite singers of the Latin public.