Trio Los Condes

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Trio Los Condes is a Puerto Rican music trio that has had international success throughout Latin America and in the United States. The trio has released several albums, including collaborations with Tito Lara, Armando Manzanero, Julio Angel, [1] Manny Manuel and others. The trio was formed in 1959 in Manhattan, New York City. The original members were Rafael "Rafita" Maldonado, lead singer and guitar; José Luis "Tato" Díaz Rodríguez, second harmony singer and guitar; and Fernando Ramos, [2] requinto player, third harmony singer and director. [3] [4]

Their career spanned more than 4 decades. In the 1960s, the Trio played at international venues as far as Montreal, Canada. [5] In 2017, the Trio was still actively performing at local venues. [6]

  1. "Julio Ángel". Fundación Nacional para la Cultura Popular - San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  2. Torres Torres, Jaime. "Obsequian reliquia a la Fundación". Fundación Nacional para la Cultura Popular. Retrieved 14 May 2021.
  3. Fundación Nacional para la Cultura Popular | San Juan, Puerto Rico: Trio Los Condes. Published 6 July 2014. Accessed 8 November 2016. https://prpop.org/biografias/trio-los-condes/
  4. "50 aniversario del Trio Los Condes". Daily News (New York). April 14, 2010. Retrieved 14 May 2021.
  5. "Chateau Madrid starring nightly: Trio Los Condes". The Gazette (Montreal, Quebec). May 23, 1963. Retrieved 14 May 2021.
  6. Fundación Nacional para la Cultura Popular | Celebración de Trios en Guayama Published 13 May 2017. Accessed 14 May 2021. https://prpop.org/2017/05/celebracion-de-trios-en-guayama/


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