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Where is Tito Puente parents from?

Last Updated: 5th June, 2020

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Tito was born Ernest Anthony Puente, Jr. in New York City on April 20, 1923. His father, Ernest Sr. from Guayanilla, and mother, Ercilia Ortiz from Coamo, had arrived in New York from Puerto Rico only shortly before his birth.

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Keeping this in view, what nationality is Tito Puente?

American

Subsequently, question is, what instrument does Tito Puente play? Timbales Vibraphone

Likewise, people ask, where is Tito Puente family from?

The son of Puerto Rican immigrants, Puente grew up in New York City's Spanish Harlem and became a professional musician at age 13.

What did Tito Puente died of?

Heart attack

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Is Tito Puente Cuban?

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Where did Tito Puente go to school?

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1946–1949
Norman Thomas High School

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What genre is Tito Puente?

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Mambo

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Where did Tito Puente live?

New York

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Is Tito Puente alive?

Deceased (1923–2000)

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When did Tito Puente die?

May 31, 2000

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How old is Tito Puente?

77 years (1923–2000)