The couple had no children together, but Knight had children before marrying Cruz. She outlived her daughter, Ernestina Knight of Tampa, Florida. And four children in Cuba, Pedro, Roberto, Emilia and Gladys.
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In April 1962 he learned of the death of his mother, Catalina Alfonso. In the same year, on July 14, Cruz civilly married Pedro Knight after several years of romance.
Pedro Ridder, 1962-2003
It had to contain elements of Cruz’s life that showed her true personality. For Cruz, wild clothes, shoes, and wigs were needed to show who she was and how she had developed as a practitioner. She is probably the most important Latin singer of her generation, Perez said.
The Guinea fowl died of ■■■■■■ cancer in 1995 at the age of 72 and was ■■■■■■ at the Cementerio de la Almudena in Madrid. Shortly after her death, her 33-year-old desperate son, Antonio Flores, committed suicide from an overdose of barbiturates and was ■■■■■■ next to her. In 2007, the Lola cinema, la película, was founded.
Age 55 (1936-1992)
Celia left Cuba on July 15, 1960. When Celia’s mother died in 1962 and asked Celia for permission to bury her, the Cuban embassy refused to grant her a visa. She then she said: If I can’t go back and bury my mother, I’ll never go back.
The couple met in Havana in 1950 when Cruz joined the popular Sonora Matancera Orchestra, where Mr. Knight played the trumpet. After playing with the orchestra in Mexico in 1960, they moved to the United States and got married in 1962.
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The exhibition is titled Azucar, life and music of Celia Cruz. Azucar literally means sugar, but as Perez points out, Cruz served as a reminder and allusion to the African slaves who worked on Cuba’s sugar plantations.
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Woodlawn Cemetery and Conservancy, New York, USA
3 February 2007
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