09 Mar Willy Chirino & Lisette Álvarez Chorens
Pop music singers beloved in North & South America. Chirino’s “ya viene llegando” is the anthem of Cuban exiles, as the day of freedom “it’s on its way”.
Willy Chirino & Lisette Álvarez Chorens
Willy & Lissette came to the U.S. in 14,000+ Peter Pan Operation of unaccompanied children escaping Communism. He began playing local Miami venues and in 2006 his Son del Alma won Grammy for Best Salsa/Merengue Album. Later the couple released their first album Amarraditos. In 2014, Chirino received a Latin Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. Lissette began singing at age 5 with El Ratoncito Miguel. She has 8 gold and 2 platinum albums. Both support “I Don’t Cooperate with the Dictatorship” campaign.
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