As per our current Database, Tito Puente has been died on Jun 1, 2000 (age 77).
When Tito Puente die, Tito Puente was 77 years old.
|Popular As||Tito Puente|
|Age||77 years old|
|Born||April 20, 1923 (New York City, NY)|
|Town/City||New York City, NY|
Tito Puente’s zodiac sign is Taurus. According to astrologers, Taurus is practical and well-grounded, the sign harvests the fruits of labor. They feel the need to always be surrounded by love and beauty, turned to the material world, hedonism, and physical pleasures. People born with their Sun in Taurus are sensual and tactile, considering touch and taste the most important of all senses. Stable and conservative, this is one of the most reliable signs of the zodiac, ready to endure and stick to their choices until they reach the point of personal satisfaction.
Tito Puente was born in the Year of the Pig. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Pig are extremely nice, good-mannered and tasteful. They’re perfectionists who enjoy finer things but are not perceived as snobs. They enjoy helping others and are good companions until someone close crosses them, then look out! They’re intelligent, always seeking more knowledge, and exclusive. Compatible with Rabbit or Goat.
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.