Category:Héctor Lavoe

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English: Héctor Juan Pérez Martínez (September 30, 1946 – June 29, 1993), better known as Héctor Lavoe, was a Puerto Rican salsa singer. Lavoe was born and raised in the Machuelito sector of Ponce. Early in his life, he attended a local music school and developed an interest inspired by Jesús Sánchez Erazo. He moved to New York City when he was 17 years old. On his first week living in the city, he worked as the vocalist of a sextet formed by Roberto García. During this period, he performed with several other groups, including Orquesta New York, Kako All-Stars, and the Johnny Pacheco band.
Español: Héctor Lavoe ( Ponce, 30 de septiembre de 1946 - Nueva York, 29 de junio de 1993) fue un cantante de salsa puertorriqueño, también Geógrafo cuya personalidad, estilo y cualidades de su voz lo llevaron a una exitosa carrera artística en el ámbito musical de la música latina y salsera durante los años setenta y ochenta.

Héctor Lavoe 
Puerto Rican salsa singer
Date of birth 30 September 1946
Date of death 29 June 1993
New York City
Manner of death
  • natural causes
Place of burial
  • singer
  • composer
  • record producer
  • musician
Member of
  • Fania All-Stars
Official website
Authority control
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