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Gloria Estefan

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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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A 17-Year-Old Pianist Earns the Emilio and Gloria Estefan Scholarship By Latin Grammy
Billboard, 2019-06-19 17:28:20
The Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation has given the Emilio and Gloria Estefan scholarship to student Sergio De Miguel Jorquera. "...

Gloria Estefan Looks Back On Her First Billboard Hot 100 No. 1: 'I Still Remember the Happiness I Felt'
Billboard, 2019-05-15 13:33:51
Gloria Estefan took to Twitter to share an anecdote about a major milestone that happened over 30 years ago. “@GloriaEstefan earned her first...

Variety, 2019-04-10 23:08:02
Music impresario Tommy Mottola has sold his Greenwich, Conn., estate for $14.875 million. Mottola, who has worked with a who’s who of international superstars including Gloria Estefan, Diana Ross, Shakira, and Jennifer Lopez, not to mention his second wife, Mariah Carey, and his current wife of almost 20 years, mononymic ...

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