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Buena Vista Social Club presents Omara Portuondo

Omara Portuondo (performer), Buena Vista Social Club (performer)
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Buena Vista Social Club presents Omara Portuondo

Title
Buena Vista Social Club presents Omara Portuondo
Performer
Omara Portuondo Buena Vista Social Club
Publisher
World Circuit, 2000
1 cd
Playing time
00:40:45
Note
Met teksten
EAN
0769233005922
CDR
KHX1148

About Omara Portuondo

Omara Portuondo Peláez (born 29 October 1930) is a Cuban singer and dancer. A founding member of the popular vocal group Cuarteto d'Aida, Portuondo has collaborated with many important Cuban musicians during her long career, including Julio Gutiérrez, Juanito Márquez and Chucho Valdés. Although primarily known for her rendition of boleros, she has recorded in a wide range of styles from jazz to son cubano. Since 1996, she has been part of the Buena Vista Social Club project, touring extensively and recording several albums with the ensemble. She won a Latin Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Tropical Album in 2009 and a Latin Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2019, and she received three Grammy Award nominations.

Early life and career

Born on 29 October 1930 in the Cayo Hueso neighborhood of Havana, Portuondo had three sisters. Her mother, Esperanza Peláez, came from a wealthy family of Spanish ancestry, and had c…Read more on Wikipedia