Frankie Ruiz

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Birthday
10, 1958
Birthplace
Paterson, NJ
DEATH DATE
Aug 9, 1998 (40)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
10, 1958
Birthplace
Paterson, NJ
DEATH DATE
Aug 9, 1998 (40)

About

Puerto Rican salsa singer who released the albums Solista Pero No Solo and Voy Pa' Encima. He was also known as El Papá de la Salsa.

Before Fame

He joined a local band called The Charlie Lopez Orchestra and began singing salsa songs.

Trivia

He helped blaze the trail that artists such as Lalo Rodrgiuez, Eddie Santiago, and Tito Rojas would follow.

Family Life

He was survived by his brothers Viti and Nelson Ruiz, and his wife.

Associated With

He and Marc Anthony are both famous salsa singers.