Never Quit Sharing
Cruz is honored for a six-decade career, recording over 70 albums, earning five Grammy awards, and popularizing Salsa music in the United States. But Cruz is remembered not only for her untiring work ethic, but also for her love of Cuba and her heritage even after being exiled by Fidel Castro in 1960.
Cruz is a worthy heroine for our kiddos because she never quit - she never quit singing and sharing her cultural heritage with others.
Not Just Quantanamera
Cruz's performances were larger than life and filled with so much joy! Here are just a two recordings, as well as an introduction to Cruz from the Smithsonian.
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