Pioneering Latin salsa composer who created numerous hits and won five Grammy Awards for his distinctive music sound.
He studied at the Julliard School of Music under the GI Bill and started his popular orchestra in the 1950s.
He made over 100 albums in all and wrote close to 200 original compositions, earning the title El Rey de los Timbales or The King of the Timbales.
He was married to Margaret Asencio from 1963 to 2000. He had three children named Tito Jr., Audrey and Richard. His father was a factory foreman, and his mother first enrolled him in piano lessons.
He appeared in the movie “The Mambo Kings,” starring Antonio Banderas.
Tito Puente Age
How old is Tito Puente? He was born in 1923, he was 100 years old at the time of his death.
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Tito Puente Wiki
|Age||100 years old|
|Birthday||April 20, 1923|
|Birthplace||New York City, NY|
|Date of Death||June 1, 2000|