Celia Cruz

Celia Cruz

The place to begin:

Smithsonian: National Museum of American History
http://americanhistory.si.edu/celiacruz/

In addition to thorough biographical information, this excellent site contains images of album covers and posters, music and video clips, a discography, and images of some of her costumes.

More Celia Cruz

 

CeliaCruzOnline.com
http://www.celiacruzonline.com/

Site promoting Celia Cruz's autobiography. Excellent resource: biography, timeline, photos, and more. Click on English or Spanish at the bottom of the front page to enter the site.

CNN
http://www.cnn.com/2003/SHOWBIZ/Music/07/16/btsc.cruz.hinojosa/

"After interviewing Celia Cruz as a cub reporter in the 1980s, CNN's Maria Hinojosa came to see the famed Cuban musician not only as an extraordinarily talented artist but also as a role model for Latino women and men. She shares some of her anecdotes and thoughts about the 'Queen of Salsa.'"

Be sure to click on: Interactive: Quotes from Celia Cruz under the Related heading about halfway down on the right side of the page.

GaleGroup.com
http://www.galegroup.com/free_resources/chh/bio/cruz_c.htm

Encyclopedia article about Celia Cruz.

Salsa

Salsa Stories - from the University of Michigan
http://www2.si.umich.edu/chico/salsa/

Multi-media explanation of salsa - thorough, interesting site.

Salsa-in-Cuba.com
http://www.salsa-in-cuba.com/eng/index.html

Use the links on the left to access lots of information about salsa dancing and music. Also, there are language links on the top that allow you to read the page in spanish rather than English.

JustSalsa.com
http://www.justsalsa.com/music/celiacruz/

Many photo galleries of Celia Cruz!


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