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Gilberto Santa Rosa - 100% match to Marc Anthony

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Latin World Music
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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21 August 1950, Puerto Rico. Since the mid-80s, the mainstream salsa recording industry in Puerto Rico and the USA has been largely preoccupied with developing and marketing the images of ‘good looking’ young male vocalists, rather than producing solid, stimulating music performed by swinging soneros (improvising salsa singers). Santa Rosa, however, who was one of Read more

Luis Enrique - 89% match to Marc Anthony

Genres: Latin Music Videos & Concerts World Music
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Luis Enrique Mejía López, 28 September 1962, Nicaragua. Enrique was taught to play the guitar by his grandfather. Relocating to the USA in his mid-teens, he settled in Los Angeles, California where he continued to develop his musical skills, albeit largely teaching himself. He joined a local salsa band as lead singer and, encouraged by band members Alex Cobos a Read more

Jerry Rivera - 82% match to Marc Anthony

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Latin World Music
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Geraldo Rivera Rodriguez, 31 July 1973, Humacao, Puerto Rico. Raised in Levittown, near Toa Baja, Rivera sang from an early age encouraged by his parents, singers Edwin ‘Pino’ Rivera and Dominga. Father and son sang together and the former actively promoted his son’s career, recording him when he was 14 years old. This led to Jerry’s reputation quickly sp Read more

Grupo Niche - 65% match to Marc Anthony

Genres: Latin World Music
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Emanating from Cali, Colombia, Grupo Niche is led by Jairo Varela, whose many roles include composer, arranger, musical director, vocalist and percussionist. For their albums between 1981 and 1986, Niche’s salsa orquesta instrumentation included a front-line of saxophone, flute, two or three trumpets and one or two trombones, a rhythm section (timbales, conga, bongo, g&uum Read more

Juan Luis Guerra - 60% match to Marc Anthony

Genres: Latin World Music
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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7 June 1957, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The multi-talented Guerra began the 90s as the hottest property in the international Latin market with a fusion of pop, merengue and bachata dubbed ‘World Latin Music’ by former Billboard Latin music columnist Carlos Agudelo.The son of a baseball star, Guerra was raised in the middle-class neig Read more

Eddie Santiago - 59% match to Marc Anthony

Genres: Latin World Music
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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c.1961, Puerto Rico. Santiago’s record-breaking solo debut Atrevido Y Diferente was full of saccharin-sweet romantic vocals and hip arrangements over a driving yet laid-back beat. It triggered a revival of salsa’s fortunes with a new wave - variously called salsa romántica, salsa erótica, salsa sensual or sexy salsa - and spawned a breed of new solo s Read more

Fonseca - 56% match to Marc Anthony

Genres: Latin World Music
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Tito Rojas - 53% match to Marc Anthony

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Latin World Music
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Willie Colon - 52% match to Marc Anthony

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Latin Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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William Anthony Colón, 28 April 1950, Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. Born of Puerto Rican parents, Colón, as a trombonist, singer, composer, producer, arranger and actor, organized his first band in 1964. He made his recording debut as a band leader on a self-produced single released on the Futura label, which was co-founded by Al Santiago. At the age of Read more

India - 51% match to Marc Anthony

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Latin World Music
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Elvis Crespo - 49% match to Marc Anthony

Genres: Latin R&B / Soul World Music
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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30 July 1971, New York City, New York, USA. While still a small child Crespo went with his mother to live in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico. There, his first interest was in baseball and he attended business school with the intention of becoming a team manager. Meanwhile, however, he had also shown an interest in music and while still in his teens joined the band of Willie Berrios an Read more

Rubén Blades - 49% match to Marc Anthony

Genres: Latin World Music
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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16 July 1948, Panama City, Panama. Blades was brought up in a musical family, with his mother Anoland an accomplished pianist and singer, and his father Rubén Snr. a bongo player. In 1966, while still at school, he became a vocalist with the band Conjunto Latino. He then switched to Los Salvajes Del Ritmo, staying with this band until 1969. In 1970, he travelled to Ne Read more

Puerto Rican Power Orchestra - 48% match to Marc Anthony

Genres: World Music
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Celia Cruz - 46% match to Marc Anthony

Genres: Latin World Music
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Celia de la Caridad Cruz Alonso, 21 October 1924, Santa Suarez district, Havana, Cuba, d. 16 July 2003, New Jersey, USA. Described as the ‘Queen of Salsa’ - just one of her several superlative epithets - Cruz will be remembered as the most influential female in the history of Afro-Cuban music. Her family and neighbours became aware of the young Celia’s singing Read more

Chayanne - 46% match to Marc Anthony

Genres: Latin World Music
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Elmer Figueroa-Arce, 28 June 1968, San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico. Chayanne is one of the leading figures in contemporary Latin music, receiving numerous gold and platinum awards and selling millions of records around the world. He first started singing in school bands in the mid-70s, before receiving his first big break at the tender age of 10 when he was selected to join the Lat Read more


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