Eddie Palmieri
I bring you.... Eddie Palmieri! With his best album, Vamanos Pa'l Monte! In this song, Wow.... Everything to love in salsa is here! A smooth rhythmic power...
Remy Auberjonois
Remy-Luc Auberjonois (born January 21, 1974) is an American actor. He is best known for his recurring role as Mr. Albin in the television series Weeds and as Dr. Emerson on the television series Mad M...
José Semidei Rodríguez
Brigadier General José Semidei Rodríguez (September 12, 1868 - February 19, 1958) was a Puerto Rican soldier and diplomat. He participated in Cuban independence movement that immediately preceded the...
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Cipriano Ferrandini
Cipriano Ferrandini (1823–1910) was a hairdresser from Corsica who emigrated to the United States, and established himself as the long-time barber and hairdresser in the basement of Barnum's Hotel, in...
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Pura Fé
Pura Fé (born: Pura Fé Antonia ("Toni") Crescioni) is a songwriter, musician, and singer, and the founding member of a Native American women's a capella trio, Ulali.
Pura Fé was born in New York C...
Eddie Palmieri
Eddie Palmieri (born December 15, 1936) is a Grammy Award–winning pianist, bandleader and musician of Puerto Rican ancestry. He is the founder of the bands "La Perfecta" and "La Perfecta II".
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Antonio Paoli
Antonio Paoli (April 14, 1871 – August 24, 1946) was a Puerto Rican tenor. He was known at the height of his fame as "The King of Tenors and The Tenor of Kings." He is considered to be the first...
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Jérôme Napoléon Bonaparte
Jérôme Napoléon Bonaparte (London, 5 July 1805 – Baltimore, 17 June 1870) was a son of Elizabeth Patterson and Jérôme Bonaparte, brother of Napoleon I.He was born in 95 Camberwell Grove, Camberwell, L...
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Juan Bautista Garcia
Juan Bautista Garcia (1904 – May 31, 1974), born Jean Baptiste Romanacce, was a Corsican immigrant to Puerto Rico whose life and family became the inspiration for one of Puerto Rico's most successful ...
Jerome Napoleon Bonaparte II
Jerome-Napoleon Bonaparte II (Baltimore, 5 November 1830 – Prides Crossing, Massachusetts, 3 September 1893) was an American-born soldier of French descent. He was the son of Jérôme Napoleon Bonaparte...
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Pedro Pietri
Pedro Pietri (March 21, 1944 – March 3, 2004) was a Nuyorican poet and playwright and a founder of the Nuyorican Movement. He was the poet laureate of the Nuyorican Movement.
Pietri was born in Po...
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Charlie Palmieri
Charlie Palmieri (November 21, 1927 – September 12, 1988) was a renowned bandleader and musical director of salsa music. He was known as "The Giant of the Keyboards".
Palmieri's parents migrated t...
Ricky Martin
Enrique Martín Morales (born December 24, 1971), commonly known as Ricky Martin, is a Puerto Rican singer, actor, and author. Martin began his career at age twelve with the all-boy pop group Menudo. A...
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Charles Bonaparte (Attorney General)
Charles Joseph Bonaparte (June 9, 1851 – June 28, 1921) was an American lawyer and political activist for progressive and liberal causes. Originally from Baltimore, Maryland. he served ...
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Jorge Santini
Jorge Santini Padilla is a Puerto Rican politician who is best known as former Mayor of San Juan City.
In 1986, he became a partner at the law firm of Miranda Cárdenas & Córdova where he speci...
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Corsican immigration to Puerto Rico
Corsican immigration to Puerto Rico came about as a result of various economic and political changes in mid-19th century Europe; among those factors were the social-economic changes which came about i...
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Irène Bordoni
Just a Gigolo (1932)Irène Bordoni (16 January 1885 – 19 March 1953) was a French singer and a Broadway and film actress.
Bordoni was born in Ajaccio on the French island of Corsica to an Italian...
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René Auberjonois
René Murat Auberjonois (/rəˈneɪ oʊˈbɛərʒənwɑː/; born June 1, 1940) is an American actor. He is known for portraying Father Mulcahy in the film version of M*A*S*H, Chef Louis in The Little Mermaid (and...
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Mariana Bracetti
Mariana Bracetti (1825–1903) was a patriot and leader of the Puerto Rico independence movement in the 1860s. She is attributed with having knitted the flag that was intended to be used as the nationa...
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Amalia Paoli
Amalia Paoli (ca. 1861–1941) was a Puerto Rican soprano. She was the sister of the prominent Puerto Rican tenor Antonio Paoli, but was herself a recognized musician in her own right.
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José Antonio Navarro
José Antonio Navarro (February 27, 1795 – January 13, 1871) was a Texas statesman, revolutionary, politician, rancher, and merchant. The son of Ángel Navarro and Josefa María Ruiz y Peña, he was...
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Eduardo Georgetti
Eduardo Georgetti (October 11, 1866 – 1937), was an agriculturist, businessman, philanthropist, and politician. Georgetti, who came from a family of prosperous land owners, became one of Puerto Rico's...
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Joe Negroni
Joe Negroni (September 9, 1940 – September 5, 1978) was an American singer of Puerto Rican descent. He was a rock and roll pioneer and founding member of the rock and roll group Frankie Lymon an...
John Bernard (American politician)
John Toussaint Bernard (March 6, 1893, Bastia – August 6, 1983) was a United States Representative from Minnesota. A native of the French island of Corsica, Bernard was born in 1893 in the town ...