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Ismael Rivera also known as "El Sonero Mayor" (The Premiere Improviser) (October 5, 1931 – May 13, 1987), was a renowned composer and singer of salsa music.

Rivera, nicknamed "Maelo", born in Santurce, Puerto Rico, was the first of five children born to Luis and Margarita Rivera. His father, Luis, was a carpenter and his mother a housewife. As a child, Rivera was always singing and banging on cans with sticks. He received his primary education at the Pablo G. Goyco… read more

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  • Eso no es razón para matar al negrito bembon.
  • el mas na es
  • HAY UN TEMA QUE ME ENCANTARIA ESCUCHAR, SE LLAMA "SEVERA"
  • Arrecotín, arrecotán...
  • el mejor tema de maelo es lo ultimo en la avenida que temota papa
  • Dime porque!
  • Great sonero and interpreter of puertorican songs. Deep respect and hats off to the originator!
  • Sentimiento en una garganta!
  • EL SONERO MAJOR!!!!!
  • El más grande, Ismael Rivera!!!

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