Omara Portuondo

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Omara Portuondo Peláez (born 29 October 1930) is a Cuban singer and dancer. A founding member of the popular vocal group Cuarteto d'Aida, Portuondo has collaborated with many important Cuban musicians during her long career, including Julio Gutiérrez, Juanito Márquez and Chucho Valdés. Although primarily known for her rendition of boleros, she has recorded in a wide range of styles from jazz to son cubano. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Omara Portuondo has received more than 332,535 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Omara Portuondo is the 214th most popular singer (down from 185th in 2019), the 21st most popular biography from Cuba (down from 15th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Cuban Singer.

Omara Portuondo is most famous for being a Cuban singer and songwriter. She is a member of the Buena Vista Social Club, which was formed in 1997.

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Among singers, Omara Portuondo ranks 214 out of 3,541Before her are George Benson, Boris Christoff, Debbie Harry, Drake, Sammy Davis Jr., and Tom Morello. After her are Kylie Minogue, Vicky Leandros, Shirley Bassey, Gianni Morandi, Chris Cornell, and Bessie Smith.

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Among people born in 1930, Omara Portuondo ranks 81Before her are Zhores Alferov, Tony Lip, Robert Loggia, Chinua Achebe, Ruth Rendell, and Sonia Rykiel. After her are Edgar Mitchell, Michel Serres, Luce Irigaray, Jasper Johns, Ben Gazzara, and Ivan Silayev.

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In Cuba

Among people born in Cuba, Omara Portuondo ranks 21 out of 202Before her are Osvaldo Dorticós Torrado (1919), Emilio Mola (1887), Miguel Díaz-Canel (1960), Alicia Alonso (1920), Maria Teresa, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (1956), and Juan Almeida Bosque (1927). After her are Reinaldo Arenas (1943), Pérez Prado (1916), Teófilo Stevenson (1952), Javier Sotomayor (1967), Gerardo Machado (1871), and Carlos Manuel de Céspedes (1819).

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Among SINGERS In Cuba

Among singers born in Cuba, Omara Portuondo ranks 4Before her are Gloria Estefan (1957), Celia Cruz (1925), and Ibrahim Ferrer (1927). After her are Pérez Prado (1916), Mongo Santamaría (1917), Rita Marley (1946), Silvio Rodríguez (1946), Pablo Milanés (1943), Benny Moré (1919), Laurel Aitken (1927), and Olga Guillot (1922).

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