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date: 14 November 2019

Puente, Titolocked

(20 April 1923?–01 June 2000)
  • Javier Gonzalez

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Puente, Tito (20 April 1923?–01 June 2000), musician, bandleader, and all-around showman, was born Ernesto Anthony Puente, Jr., in Harlem, New York, the son of Ernesto Puente, a foreman at a razor blade factory, and Ercilia Ortíz de Puente. (Most sources give his birth date as 1923, but in a questionnaire Puente himself filled out for ...

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