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Olga y Tony is a Cuban husband and wife musical duo Olga Chorens and Tony Álvarez. In 1951, Olga Chorens co-hosted and co-starred with her husband Tony Álvarez in the popular entertainment show on Televisora CMQ in Cuba. Known as Olga y Tony after the programme name El Show de Olga y Tony, it was a live daily platform with live orchestra made up of renowned artists would take part. All guests performed live with choir accompaniment whenever necessary. Tony and Olga would also perform various songs during the broadcast.
They are the parents of the singer Lissette and recording artist and news anchor Olga Alvarez.
Olga Guillot was a Cuban singer who was known as the "queen of bolero." She was a native of the Cuban city of Santiago de Cuba.
EGREM is the national record label of Cuba. It is headquartered in Centro Habana, where its main record studios operate. It was founded in 1964 after the nationalization of the Cuban music industry, absorbing the assets of Panart. EGREM had a monopoly on music production activities from 1964 until the late 1980s when independent labels reemerged. EGREM's archive comprises "the most extensive catalog of Cuban music in the world".
Olga Costa was a painter and cultural promoter who immigrated to Mexico from Germany when she was twelve. She began to study art at the Academy of San Carlos but left after only three months to help support her family. However, she met her husband, artist José Chávez Morado during this time. Her marriage to him involved her in Mexico's cultural and intellectual scene and she began to develop her ability to paint on her own, with encouragement from her husband. She had numerous exhibitions of her work in Mexico, with her work also sent to be sold in the United States. She was also involved in the founding and development of various galleries, cultural societies and three museums in the state of Guanajuato. She received the Premio Nacional de Ciencias y Artes among others for her work.
Lola Álvarez Bravo was the first Mexican female photographer and a key figure in the post-revolution Mexican renaissance. Known for her high level of skill in composition, her works were seen by her peers as fine art. She was recognized in 1964 with the Premio José Clemente Orozco, by the State of Jalisco, for her contributions to photography and her efforts to preserve the culture of Mexico. Her works are included in the permanent collections of international museums, including the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.
Willy Chirino is a Cuban-American musician.
Manela Bustamante was a famous Cuban actress, who performed the character Cachucha in perhaps the most remembered Cuban comedy show of its era “Cachucha y Ramon”. She later became a household name in Puerto Rico during the 70s as she became part of the cast in the show Los Garcia.
Lissette Álvarez Chorens, commonly known as Lissette, is a singer, songwriter, and record producer from Cuba. She is best known for recording a Spanish language-version of Bonnie Tyler's "Total Eclipse of the Heart" in 1985.
Olga Breeskin Torres is a Mexican violinist, dancer and actress. She was one of the most famous Mexican vedettes in 1970s and 1980s. Since her conversion to Christianity, she has only presented herself as a violinist.
David Alvarez is a Canadian dancer and actor, mostly recognized for being one of the original Billys in the Broadway production of Billy Elliot the Musical.
Descemer Bueno is a Cuban singer, songwriter, and record producer. His first professional gigs were playing bass with Cuban troubadour Santiago Feliú.
Aníbal de Mar was a Cuban actor who played the character of El Tremendo Juez in the radio show La Tremenda Corte (1942) that even nowadays is still broadcast by several latinoamerican radio stations, forming a funny duo with Leopoldo Fernández, with whom he joined to make the musical-comedy duo of Pototo and Filomeno.
Olga Merediz is an American actress. Merediz originated the role of Abuela Claudia in the Broadway musical In the Heights, for which she received a Tony nomination for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical. She played the role for the show's entire Broadway run, and will reprise the role in the film adaptation. Her television credits include NBC's 2016 series Shades of Blue and Netflix's Orange Is the New Black.
Tony Álvarez is a famous Cuban singer and television actor and personality in the 1940s and the 1950s. He had started music early and was the host of the Cuban radio musical program Ritmos del Plata. He met Olga Chorens, a Cuban female singer during the broadcast and the duo were a sensation in Cuba known as Olga y Tony and got married. They both played with Orquesta Rió De La Plata.
Olga Chorens is a famous Cuban singer and television actress and personality. She started music early as young as 11. She gained huge fame after performing in the Cuban radio musical program Ritmos del Plata hosted by Tony Álvarez. They both played with Orquesta Río De La Plata. They eventually married.
Jason Alvarez is a Cuban-born American Christian musician, worship leader, guitarist, and pastor, who primarily plays a Jesus music style of music. He has released eight studio albums and two extended play, during the solo part of his career, mostly with Instruments of War or independently.
Puchito Records was Cuba's second independent record label. It was founded in 1954 during the mambo and cha-cha-chá explosion. Many of its recordings, produced by its founder Jesús Gorís, became instant hits.
Diamela del Pozo Pérez, known simply as Diamela, is a Cuban singer living in Spain. She has worked in genres such as rumba, son, bolero, and salsa.
The 20th Annual Latin Grammy Awards was held on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada and was broadcast on Univision. The telecast marked the 20th anniversary of the Latin Grammy Awards and honored outstanding achievements in Latin music released from June 1, 2018 to May 31, 2019.