Obituary of Tito Puente

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Tito Puente

Tito Puente (born April 20, 1923 in New York City, New York) was a musician, singer-songwriter, and music producer who was best known for dance-oriented mambo and Latin jazz compositions, and for most famous song, “Oye Como Va.” died on June 1, 2000 and his death was because of complications from heart valve replacement surgery. He died at age 77.

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Tito Puente Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Puente, Tito
    • Common Name: Tito Puente
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
    • Birth Date: April 20, 1923
    • Age: 77 (at death)
    • Also Known As: The King of Latin Jazz, The King of Latin Music, The King of the Mambo, The King of the Timbales, The Musical Pope
    • Occupations:
    • Genre: Jazz Music
    • Active Years: 1946-2000
    • Religion: Santeria
    • Net Worth: $5 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Kraft Mac & Cheese
    • Favorite Color: Baby Blue (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Tito's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Ernest Anthony Puente Jr.
    • Father: Ernest Puente
    • Mother: Ercilia Puente
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Margaret Asencio (married 1963-2000, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Tito Puente Jr.
      • Richard Puente (1953-2004)
    • Daughter(s):
      • Audrey Puente

Death Notice:

  • Date: June 01 2000 at age 77
  • Place: New York City, New York, United States
  • Cause of Death: Surgical Complications (heart valve replacement surgery)

Category Tags:

MusicianSinger-Songwriter Music Producer Jazz Music Genre American Born on April 20th Born in 1923 Born in New York Died in 2000 Died at age 77 Died from Surgical Complications

Quotable Quotes:

"Tito Puente's vibrant and impactful life will continue to be celebrated and remembered for generations to come as his passion for music and dedication to his craft left an indelible mark on the Latin music world. (V)"

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Tito Puente on Wikipedia.org
Tito Puente at IMDB

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Celebrity Obit Rating: 4 Stars
Wiki Page Updated: 2024-03-09 16:43:04
Author: Stan
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