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Rivera, Ismael, 1931-1987


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    • Rivera, Maelo, 1931-1987
    • Maelo, 1931-1987
    • Sonero Mayor, 1931-1987
    • Amariles, Ismael Rivera, 1931-1987
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        1931
    • Death Date

        1987
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Cortijo y Su Combo (Musical group)
        • Organization: Ismael Rivera y Sus Cachimbos (Musical Group)
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Loíza Aldea (P.R.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Puerto Rico
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Puerto Rico
    • Gender

        male
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  • Sources

    • found: Pagano, C. Ismael Rivera, 1987:t.p. (Ismael Rivera) p. 1 (b. in Loiza Aldea 10/9/1931?) p. 47, etc. (d. May 1987; sometimes called Maelo)
    • found: Rivera, I. El Sonero Mayor [SR] p1999:label (Ismael Rivera; El Sonero Mayor) insert (Maelo "El Sonero Mayor"; b. Ismael Rivera Amariles in Santurce, P.R.; conguereo-singer; christened "El Sonero Mayor" by Beny Moré; acted in a couple of films)
    • found: All music guide WWW homepage, Sept. 1, 2000(Ismael Rivera; "El Sonero Mayor", "Maelo"; b. Oct. 5, 1931 in Santurce, P.R.; active 1990s; genre: jazz; style: Latin, salsa; Maelo; genre: Latin; style: tropical, salsa)
    • found: All music guide WWW site, Sept. 22, 2010(Ismael Rivera (El Sonero Mayor "Maelo"); b. Oct. 5, 1931, Santurce, P.R., d. May 13, 1987, Santurce)
    • found: Wikipedia, Sept. 22, 2010(Ismael Rivera; Ismael "Maelo" Rivera; b. Oct. 5, 1931, Santurce, P.R., d. May 13, 1987; Puerto Rican composer and singer of salsa music; also known as Maelo, El Sonero Mayor)
    • found: Fundación Ismael Rivera WWW site, Sept. 22, 2010(Ismael Rivera; b. Oct. 5, 1931, d. May 13, 1987)
    • found: Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition, accessed March 28, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Rivera, Ismael; El Sonero Mayor; musician, singer, composer, arranger; born 1931 in Loiza Aldea, Puerto Rico; he and Rafael Cortijo formed "Cortijo y Su Combo" which played Afro-Puerto Rican rhythms, based in Santurce, Puerto Rico (1954); influenced the development of Caribbean musical styles (1950s-1960s); started his own group "Ismael Rivera y Sus Cachimbos" (1971); studied and promoted black culture in Puerto Rico; advocated the creation of Afro-Puerto Rican culture museum in San Juan; died 1987 in Puerto Rico)
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    • 1992-01-24: new
    • 2015-06-13: revised
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