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The Resource Azúcar! : the biography of Celia Cruz, Eduardo Marceles ; translated by Dolores M. Koch

Azúcar! : the biography of Celia Cruz, Eduardo Marceles ; translated by Dolores M. Koch

Label
Azúcar! : the biography of Celia Cruz
Title
Azúcar!
Title remainder
the biography of Celia Cruz
Statement of responsibility
Eduardo Marceles ; translated by Dolores M. Koch
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
An in-depth biography of the Queen of Salsa, successful singer, Cuban-American political exile and humanitarian, deeply loved by the Latino community, much of which is based on unpublished personal interviews and conversations with the author. It covers her rise to fame from modest origins in Havana, her contributions to the growth in popularity of Latin music, her marriage of over forty years to Pedro Knight, her extensive charity work, and her final illness
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Márceles Daconte, Eduardo
Dewey number
  • 782.42164/092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
ML420.C957
LC item number
M37 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • discographies
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1928-2009
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Koch, Dolores M.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cruz, Celia
  • Singers
  • Women singers
  • Salsa musicians
Label
Azúcar! : the biography of Celia Cruz, Eduardo Marceles ; translated by Dolores M. Koch
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"This translation is based on a revision of the original Spanish edition"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes discography (pages 263-275) , bibliographical references (p. 277-281)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Farewell to the great queen -- Simon Cruz, Catalina Cruz, and the early years -- Her early career -- New York, July 21, 2003 -- Santeria and Afro-Cuban music -- New York, Sunday, July 20, 2003 -- Celia's first taste of success -- New York, Friday, July 18th, 2003 -- A historical view of the Sonora Mantacera -- Celia Cruz and the Sonora Mantancera -- To Mexico and beyond -- Miami, July 18th, 2003 -- The loves of her life -- Celia and Pedro : a love story -- New York, Tuesday, July 22, 2003 -- Por si acaso no regreso = In case I don't return -- The undisputed symbol of Afro-Cubanism -- The blossoming queen and her court -- Celia and Tito : the birth of salsa -- Latin music before salsa -- The birth of the Fania All-Stars -- La Lupe -- Willie Colon, Ray Barretto, and Papo Lucca -- More musical friends -- New York, Wednesday, July 23, 2003 -- Singing is my life -- The eighties, the nineties, and the new millennium -- Her commercial success -- All about duets and boleros -- The majesty of the bolero -- In film and television -- New York, Thursday, July 24, 2003 -- The world mourns for Celia -- Un regalo del alma = A gift from her soul -- Celia Cruz, from legend to myth -- Good bye, Celia
Control code
ocm55595636
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xiii, 281 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9781594290213
Lccn
2004013129
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781594290213
  • (OCoLC)55595636
Label
Azúcar! : the biography of Celia Cruz, Eduardo Marceles ; translated by Dolores M. Koch
Link
Publication
Note
"This translation is based on a revision of the original Spanish edition"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes discography (pages 263-275) , bibliographical references (p. 277-281)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Farewell to the great queen -- Simon Cruz, Catalina Cruz, and the early years -- Her early career -- New York, July 21, 2003 -- Santeria and Afro-Cuban music -- New York, Sunday, July 20, 2003 -- Celia's first taste of success -- New York, Friday, July 18th, 2003 -- A historical view of the Sonora Mantacera -- Celia Cruz and the Sonora Mantancera -- To Mexico and beyond -- Miami, July 18th, 2003 -- The loves of her life -- Celia and Pedro : a love story -- New York, Tuesday, July 22, 2003 -- Por si acaso no regreso = In case I don't return -- The undisputed symbol of Afro-Cubanism -- The blossoming queen and her court -- Celia and Tito : the birth of salsa -- Latin music before salsa -- The birth of the Fania All-Stars -- La Lupe -- Willie Colon, Ray Barretto, and Papo Lucca -- More musical friends -- New York, Wednesday, July 23, 2003 -- Singing is my life -- The eighties, the nineties, and the new millennium -- Her commercial success -- All about duets and boleros -- The majesty of the bolero -- In film and television -- New York, Thursday, July 24, 2003 -- The world mourns for Celia -- Un regalo del alma = A gift from her soul -- Celia Cruz, from legend to myth -- Good bye, Celia
Control code
ocm55595636
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xiii, 281 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9781594290213
Lccn
2004013129
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781594290213
  • (OCoLC)55595636

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