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Gloria Estefan

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Biography

Gloria Estefan in 2012

Source: Wikipedia

Gloria María Milagrosa Fajardo García de Estefan (born September 1, 1957), known professionally as Gloria Estefan, is a Cuban American singer, songwriter, actress, and entrepreneur. She Started off her career as the leading vocalist in the group called "Miami Latin Boys" which was eventually known as Miami Sound Machine. Her breakthrough success with Conga in 1985 made her known worldwide. It won the grand prix in the 15th annual Tokyo Music Festival in Japan. This is also her signature song. In the summer of 1988 she and the band got their first number one for the song Anything For You. She has a Contralto vocal range. She garnered honorific nicknames such as "The Queen of Latin Pop".

Fact file

  • Birth name: Gloria María Milagrosa Fajardo García
  • Born: September 1, 1957 (age 57) Havana, Cuba
  • Origin: Miami, Florida, U.S.
  • Genres: Latin pop, dance-pop, pop, dance, EDM
  • Occupation(s): Singer, songwriter, actress, hotelier, restaurateur, writer
  • Instruments: Vocals, guitar, drums, percussion
  • Years active: 1977–present
  • Labels: Epic, Burgundy, Crescent Moon, Verve Forecast, Sony Masterworks
  • Associated acts: Emilio Estefan, Miami Sound Machine

Read more about Gloria Estefan at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Variety, 2020-01-14 02:21:22
This is it: “One Day at a Time” will move to Pop TV without its catchy theme song. Pop icon Gloria Estefan recorded the updated, Cuban-flavored take on the “One Day at a Time” theme for the remake on Netflix, and it opened the show’s first three seasons. But in ...

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Variety, 2019-11-05 19:32:38
Outkast, R.E.M., the Neptunes (Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo), Eurythmics, Patti Smith, and many others are among the 24 acts nominated for the 2020 class of the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Other performer nominees include Mariah Carey (who was nominated last year), Journey, Vince Gill, Gloria Estefan, the Isley Brothers, ...

Why Gloria Estefan Turned Down JAY-Z’s Offer to Join the Super Bowl LIV Halftime Show (Exclusive)
Entertainment Tonigh, 2019-11-04 20:08:02
ET’s Nischelle Turner caught up with the singer and her musician husband, Emilio Estefan, as they dished on her decision.

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