Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Gloria Estefan: No Me Dejes De Querer

From: josbatallyos

Gloria Estefan (Wikipedia):
Gloria Estefan (born Gloria María Fajardo on September 1, 1957 in Havana, Cuba) is a five-time Grammy Award-winning Cuban American singer and songwriter. Her single "Don't Wanna Lose You" (1989) was certified Platinum in the U.S. and reached number-one on the Billboard Hot 100. Gloria also has number one hits on the pop, dance, adult contemporary, latin and salsa charts.

Known as the “Queen of Latin Pop”, Estefan is one of the world’s most recognized popular music artists. With over 90 million albums sold worldwide,[1] she is the single most successful crossover performer in Latin music history. She is one of the Best selling music artists of all time. Gloria was labeled as "a hardworking singer that we're all lucky to know".

Estefan is an ardent opponent of communism, who has spoken often of her desire for a "free" Cuba. In 1995, she sang the Billboard Latin #1 song “Más Allá” for Pope John Paul II as part of the celebration of his 50th anniversary in the priesthood. She was the first pop star invited to perform for the Pope. At their meeting, Estefan, an anti-communist, asked the Pope to pray for a "free" Cuba. She has been an active opponent of Fidel Castro’s government, and supported the unsuccessful effort to keep young Elián González in the United States.

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