Celebrating 60 years of the singer Gilberto Santa Rosa He did not stay in New York. On Tuesday night, Salcero was surprised at the Luis Muñoz Marin Foundation in Trujillo Alto by a big party organized by his wife, the host. Alexandra Malacon.
With an atmosphere inspired by the glamor of the 1960s, this time the celebration was a more intimate one, although it was not for some. Alexandra Malacon was in charge of calling her husband’s relatives, friends and loved ones, knowing somewhat about the surprise that awaited him from 7:00 p.m., which would last well past midnight.
“I’ve had 60 incredible years and I’ll always say that my personal and professional life has been like a roller coaster, experiencing so many emotions and being surrounded by beautiful people I’ve crossed paths with along the way.”Salsero revealed when he arrived at the foundation’s lobby. “I saw those 60 years so far away, but here they come!”He exclaimed gratefully.
Among the friends in attendance were singers Marco Antonio Solís, Jose Alberto “El Canario”, Etnida Najario, Victor Manuel, Vaison Torres, Los Hispanos, Oscarito, Chucho Avelanete, Gerardo Rivas, producer and entertainment director Lucicido Vicore Muniz, comedian Otilio Warrington “Piscocho” and As if that wasn’t enough, one of his fathers in music was Rafael Ithier and El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico.
“Thanks to this group, I decided to do this, it gave me life and allowed me to meet all of you, loved ones in my country, loved ones from outside, a fascinating family and a big family”Thanks to the Italian adaptation of “El Caballero de la Salsa,” who took the opportunity to celebrate his 96th birthday, which he officially celebrates next Monday.
Singer Marco Antonio Solís shared that he met Salcero through his colleague Tito Nieves and from that first moment connected with him because of his humanity.
“When he already presented it to me on another flight, leg holds has has hass has has has has has been shown in the past 24 hours.
Being Gilbertito’s favorite band, it is expected that Los Mulados del Sabor reunited with him at such a special moment as he turned 50.
One of the party’s most memorable moments was when singer Sucho Avellanet sang the classic “Caballo Pelodero” with El Campo on salsa. Even though he warned singer Jerry Rivas to save him if he missed the lyrics, his impeccable voice transcended any oblivion. He was so excited that he dared to make a little noise.
The relationship between Chucho Avellanet and Gilbertito dates back to the second special produced by Banco Popular, as he recalls.
“Gilberto is the most caring person I’ve ever met, sweet, noble, he always wants to help you, he will never forget you,” said the singer, also his best man.
As expected, the birthday boy joined El Gran Gombo, singing what he does best, in his key, in his swing, with the grace and elegance that has defined him over his four-decade musical career. That’s why Sonero entertained his loved ones with one of his favorite songs, “Y no puede más na’”.
A selection of photos from different moments of the singer’s life projected on the big screen, some details at the party with special details; Another project about his favorite TV shows and the existence of Salsero’s childhood friend, Mario Ortiz.
This is the second celebration of the artist’s six-decade career. Last Sunday, he enjoyed his first performance before a packed Beacon Theater on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York.