Olga Guillot

July 12, 2010 by Post Team 

Olga GuillotOlga Guillot: (Miamiherald) –The legendary Cuban singer Olga Guillot – the queen of bolero – died today at the Mount Sinai Hospital. She was 87.The died of a heart attack.

Guillot, whose career was interrupted in Cuba by the Cuban revolution of 1959, had lived in exile for years – he divides his time between Miami and Mexico.

She was part of a trilogy of Cuban Divas most famous songs – the others were Celia Cruz and La Lupe. Guillot was the last survivor. His biggest hit was”“ Lie (Lie to Me).

Born in Santiago de Cuba, Guillot and his family moved to Havana, Cuba when she was a little girl. As a teenager, she and her sister, Ana Luisa, performed in a duo called Duo Sisters Guillot.

In 1945, his talent as a singer of boleros Wase discovered by Facundo Rivero, an influential man in the Cuban music industry at the time.

In 1954, he recorded his song “ Mienteme”(“Lie to Me”), which became a hit throughout Latin America, and he won three straight at home in Cuba as the best female singer in Cuba. Survived by his daughter, Olgita.

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