Héctor Lavoe

Héctor Lavoe

Héctor Lavoe


Latest Release

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  • Yo Soy el Papa
  • February 2021
  • 8 Songs

Top Songs

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Mi Gente
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Periódico De Ayer
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Todo Tiene Su Final
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La Parranda Fania
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La Murga


  • Héctor Lavoe el Cantante

    Jan 2021 • 13 songs

  • Fania Global Bass, Vol. 2 EP

    Sep 2017 • 2 songs

  • El Cantante

    Jul 2017 • 1 song

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  • Biography

    Héctor Lavoe was born to sing. As Latin music evolved from the boogaloo of the late '60s to the salsa boom of the '70s, Lavoe was at its forefront and "El Cantante" (the singer) of some of its most representative songs. Born Héctor Juan Perez in Ponce, Puerto Rico, on September 30, 1946, he was influenced by the Latin singers he heard on the radio, Daniel Santos and Chuito el de Bayamon, just to name a couple. As he grew more involved in music, he drew his inspiration from Puerto Rico's great sonero Ismael Rivera, as well as Cheo Feliciano. These influences are obvious in Lavo...

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