Óscar D'Leon

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Birthday
11, 1943
Birthplace
Venezuela
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
11, 1943 (age 76)
Birthplace
Venezuela

About

Famous for his work in the salsa music genre, this Venezuelan bassist and songwriter is perhaps most well known for "Lloraras," a song he recorded with his band La Dimension Latina. He is also famous for his rendition of "Juanita Morell," recorded with the members of his La Salsa Mayor group.

Before Fame

While building his career as a musician, he held side jobs as a mechanic and cab driver.

Trivia

He frequently worked on behalf of the Operation Smile charity.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela. His marriage produced several musically-inclined children, including sons Yorman and Jimmy and daughters Irosca and Adiaroz.

Associated With

He and his Puerto Rican contemporary Héctor Lavoe both specialized in salsa music.