Cheo Feliciano

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Birthday
3, 1935
Birthplace
Ponce, PR
Death Date
Apr 17, 2014 (78)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
3, 1935
Birthplace
Ponce, PR
Death Date
Apr 17, 2014 (78)

About

Singer and songwriter who became known for his work in the bolero and salsa musical genres. During the 1960s, he recorded Steppin' Out, Red Hot and Cha Cha, and numerous other albums with the Joe Cuba Sextet.

Before Fame

He grew up in Puerto Rico. In his late teens, he relocated to New York City's Spanish Harlem neighborhood.

Trivia

He released his first solo album, Cheo, in 1972.

Family Life

His marriage to Coco Prieto Leon produced four children and inspired his 1993 album Motivos.

Associated With

During the late 1960s, he sang with the orchestra of jazz and Latin fusion musician Eddie Palmieri.

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