Hispanic Month is the perfect time to enjoy and introduce Hispanic singers and musicians to people who are not familiar with them. Who would you talk about?
Here in this small test are some of the most well known and revered artists that made big strides in creating wonderful Latino music.
Take this test and try not to scroll down completely as you can find the correct answers at the bottom of the page in the last section under “Check Your Answers Here.”
Check Your Answers Here
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- He is called “El Rey del Mambo,” which is a Cuban musical form and dance style. Tito Puente. Some people write to me telling me it is “Perez Prado,” here is a link to the Lincoln Center article called The Music of Gillespie & Puente, where it says he was called “The Mambo King.”
- She was the first successful cross-over Hispanic Pop singer. She is from Cuba. Gloria Estefan.
- This siger is called “El Cantante de los Cantantes” or the singer of singers. He is from Puerto Rico. Hector Lavoe.
- Who si called “La Guarachera de Cuba,” famous for her saying “azucar” or sugar? Celia Cruz.
- Who is the most prominent Venezuelan conductor of today? He is the Music Director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Gustavo Dudamel.