Frankie Ruiz

Puerto Rican musician Frankie Ruiz

Frankie Ruiz was a famous Puerto Rican salsa singer.
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What to do this week - fairfieldweekly.com
Google News - over 6 years
They play the works of Oscar D'Leon, Frankie Ruiz, Luis Alberti, Hector Lavoe and other people you probably have never heard of unless your dad happened to be a Cuban bandleader. Two Boots of Bridgeport, 281 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport. 9:30 pm $7
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12u48: 29ste Antilliaanse Feesten in Hoogs... - DeWereldMorgen.be
Google News - over 6 years
Diego verdiende zijn sporen in tal van bekende groepen zoals la Sonora Dinamita, la Inmensidad, the late Frankie Ruiz, El Cantante de los Cantantes, Hector Lavoe, Alex Leon, Marvin Santiago, and Luis Enrique. De groep bracht reeds verschillende albums
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Jerry Rivera y su talento innato - El Tiempo Ecuador
Google News - over 6 years
Sus cantantes favoritos son Eddie Santiago, Lalo Rodríguez y Frankie Ruiz. En 1986, cuando tenía 13 años, acompañó a su padre que estaba actuando en un hotel en Isla Verde, en San Juan. Frankie Ruiz, que estaba hospedado en el hotel, apareció y cantó
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Versailles celebró 40 años de sabor - El Nuevo Herald
Google News - over 6 years
Canciones de Celia Cruz, Gloria Estefan y Frankie Ruiz sonaban en medio de mesas repletas. Las ventanillas de la cafetería daban abasto, como el alboroto e un feriado nacional. “Bajamos los precios a los de 1971”, explica Valls
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Ser sonero es como un padecimiento - Claridad
Google News - over 6 years
Frankie Ruiz, ¡Mi China!, se ganó los galones de sonero desde el oeste para darle la vuelta a la Isla y poner a bailar al barrio más grande de la nación puertorriqueña en la ciudad de Nueva York. Gilberto Santarosa se lanzó al charco a sonear en un
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El hermanísimo (II) - Trome.pe
Google News - over 6 years
¿Cuál era su negocio?, como diría el gran Frankie Ruiz. Porque ignorante no es, y sabe que en el mar peruano ya no hay cuotas para más flotas pesqueras y menos para una como la rusa, famosa por su voracidad y ser considerados verdaderos “tiburones” que
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Christopher Gianotti vuelve a cantar: “Eva Ayllón fue mi inspiración” - El Comercio.pe
Google News - over 6 years
Amo a Héctor Lavoe, Frankie Ruiz y Gilberto Santa Rosa. También, me encanta la cumbia que se hace en nuestro país. Creo que para mostrarse auténtico en el escenario, uno tiene que cantar lo que le gusta. ¿Tus facetas como cantante y como conductor de
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José 'Papo' Rivera, en concierto - El Universo
Google News - over 6 years
Este artista, que en años anteriores compartió escenario con cantantes de la talla de Frankie Ruiz, optó por interpretar música cristiana en salsa, ritmo con el que ha popularizado temas como Amado mío, El puerto de la paz, Enséñame, entre otros
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Two salsa legends Gilberto Santa Rosa & Ruben Blades for 'Una Sola Salsa' - Examiner.com
Google News - over 6 years
As an introduction before the commencement of the 'Una Sola Salsa' concert a slide show of descriptive phrases and influential photos of salsa musicians from Hector Lavoe, Frankie Ruiz to the Fania All Stars were displayed in the background of the
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Fiestón para el bailador - El Nuevo Dia.com
Google News - over 6 years
Además, habrá una batalla de congueros y timbaleros y un homenaje póstumo a Ismael Rivera, Héctor Lavoe, Marvin Santiago y Frankie Ruiz. El productor del evento, Edgardo Díaz Olmeda precisó que la celebración salsera pretende ser la continuación del
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Desfila en Nueva York el orgullo de ser boricua - Primera Hora
Google News - over 6 years
Zuleyka Rivera fue la más gritó y sacudió su cuerpo con la música puertorriqueña que venía de otras carrozas como el tema Puerto Rico en la voz de Frankie Ruiz. En medio de la celebración no podían faltar los reyes del evento, los integrantes de El
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Salsa, el ritmo que mueve a Cali - El Comercio (Ecuador)
Google News - over 6 years
Las imágenes de mayor valor para el coleccionista son las que tienen dedicatorias de Frankie Ruiz, el portorriqueño Nacho Sanabria y Andy Montañés. “Ellos son mis amigos”, explica el hombre delgado que también conserva corbatas de estilos y colores
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Waldo Farela y el grupo Luna Llena - Bogotá Vive.in
Google News - over 6 years
Farela tiene influencias de artistas como Rubén Blades, Tomy Olivencia y Frankie Ruiz, Oscar de león, Grupo Raíces, Willie Colón y El Gran Combo, entre otras. A los catorce años ya tocaba el piano en orquestas de la ciudad. En los años 90 ingresó a la
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Novos grupos de salsa tentam manter vivo o ritmo latino - Terra Brasil
Google News - almost 7 years
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Nuevas agrupaciones de salsa buscan mantener vigente el género latino - EFE
Google News - almost 7 years
Resaltó que "cierto público o el mínimo" es que el opina que la salsa ha muerto porque los jóvenes de hoy en día conocen la música desde "Frankie Ruiz para acá", así como la de Gilberto Santa Rosa, Víctor Manuelle y Jerry Rivera, quienes han vendido
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Jerry Rivera en Perú - Revista Generacción
Google News - almost 7 years
Precisamente en una de estas ocasiones, en 1986, Jerry pudo conocer a su más grande ídolo, Frankie Ruiz, con quien se fotografió en una presentación en un hotel de San Juan, donde su madre también cantaba. Esta fotografía fue luego utilizada como
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Sports capsule - Napa Valley Register
Google News - almost 7 years
... 2 pm Doors open for a no-host bar supporting the VFW at 4 pm A tri-tip dinner will be served at 5 pm, accompanied with DJ music by Frankie Ruiz and live music provided by Soul Projects from 6:30 to 10 pm There is also a silent auction and raffle
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Ollanta Humala se reúne con la Confiep - Perú21
Google News - almost 7 years
... colegios particulares, 2 nanas, un jaton en surco y con piscina!!!! por favor dime el secreto para yo tambien darme esos lujos porque gano mas que tu y tengo un hijo y el dinero me falta, a ver cantemos la del maestro Frankie Ruiz "Y COMO LO HACE
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    FORTIES
  • 1998
    Age 39
    In 1998, Ruiz died due to complications from liver disease.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1998
    Age 39
    During the following week, Ruiz's condition deteriorated rapidly, and he was unable to care for himself. On July 17, 1998, Salvador and Noly took him for a scheduled visit to his doctor, who ordered him to be admitted to University Hospital immediately.
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    On July 9, 1998, Ruiz suffered severe complications but within a day, his condition had improved considerably, allowing him to attend his tribute show at Madison Square Gardenwith his wife, Joe Salvador and Noly, as well as Viti, his family, staff and friends.
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    On June 17, 1998, he was sent home in time to celebrate Father's Day.
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    Similar episodes with pain took place during his appearances in New Jersey and his final performance held on April 24, 1998, at the Crystal Nightclub in Miami, but Ruiz made an effort to hide his condition.
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    On February 13, 1998, Paterson mayor Martin G. Barnes hosted a ceremony for Ruiz, during which he gave him the key to the city.
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  • 1997
    Age 38
    Despite initial concerns about losing the ability to sing, Ruiz was able to brush his inactivity off and successfully resumed his career on November 8, 1997, at the Tropicana club in North Bergen, New Jersey.
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    The public also supported his recovery, despite a year having passed since his last formal performance or interview. Feeling a debt to his fans, Ruiz started preparing for a comeback. His managers, who had remained in constant contact with him, continually offered him work, which he formally accepted in November 1997.
    Ruiz attended the Billboard Latin Music Conference that started on April 28, 1997, at the InterContinental Miami.
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    In January 1997, Ruiz's health continued to decline as a result of his lifestyle, leading to the development of cirrhosis and hepatitis, which resulted in three hospitalizations that lasted for months and extended throughout August.
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  • 1996
    Age 37
    In 1996, his liver began to fail leading to a hospitalization and a temporary coma, during which his vocal cords were damaged when an intubation process was undertaken.
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    His final album Tranquilo was recorded in a studio in Santurce, Puerto Rico and was released in 1996.
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    On February 14, 1996, Ruiz performed in a Valentine's Day concert held at Madison Square Garden.
  • 1994
    Age 35
    In December 1994, Ruiz released Mirandoté with its lead single of the same name which became his first number one song on the Billboard Tropical Songs chart.
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    He continued to tour around the world, in particular South America, but soon began to abuse drugs and alcohol once again. On February 14, 1994, Ruiz joined several members of the salsa romántica subgenre in Concierto del Amor, a concert held at the Madison Square Garden to commemorate St. Valentine's Day.
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  • 1992
    Age 33
    In March 1992, Ruiz's release process was begun and he returned to Puerto Rico in April; the final months of his sentence were spent in a treatment center in Trujillo Alto, while he began working with Vinny Urrutia on his next album.
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  • 1989
    Age 30
    Shortly after being jailed in 1989, Ruiz' recording label Rodven records released a new album, Más Grande Que Nunca, which contained the hit "Deseandote".
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    In 1989, during a flight after one of his concerts, he was drunk and attacked a flight attendant.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1987
    Age 28
    In 1987, his second solo album, Voy Pa' Encima, was a success in Puerto Rico and the United States selling over 300,000 copies.
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  • 1986
    Age 27
    In 1986, Ruiz made his only appearance in a European bullring, performing before a sold-out crowd of 8,000, at the Plaza de Toros de Santa Cruz in Tenerife, Spain.
  • 1985
    Age 26
    In 1985, Ruiz decided to go solo and recorded his debut album, Solista pero no Solo, with TH-Rodven Records.
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  • 1982
    Age 23
    Ruiz also performed with other bands such as La Dictadora and La Moderna Vibración. In 1982, Ruiz joined Tommy Olivencia and his Primerisima Orquesta, replacing Gilberto Santa Rosa as vocalist.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1977
    Age 18
    However, in 1977, Ruiz was present at one of their shows when the lead singer did not show up.
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  • 1974
    Age 15
    In 1974, Ruiz moved with his mother to Mayagüez, Puerto Rico after his parents divorced.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1965
    Age 6
    Ruiz moved to Puerto Rico with his mother in 1965.
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  • 1958
    Born
    Born on March 10, 1958.
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