Roberto Roena

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Birthday
16, 1938
Birthplace
Mayaguez, PR
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
16, 1938 (age 81)
Birthplace
Mayaguez, PR

About

Salsa dancer, percussionist, and band leader who established the group Roberto Roena y Su Apollo Sound.

Before Fame

He began his career as a member of the first popular Puerto Rican salsa orchestra, El Gran Combo.

Trivia

He performed with the Fania All Stars, an internationally popular salsa group.

Family Life

He was born in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico.

Associated With

He and fellow Puerto Rican singer, Gilberto Rosa, both rose to fame as salsa singers and bandleaders.