1954 (age 63)
Maricao, Puerto Rico
Nino Segarra -born in Maricao, Puerto Rico in 1954- is a singer, composer, musician and musical arranger. Segarra began making musical arrangements for theater productions and symphony orchestras. By 1988, he had made arrangements for Andy Montañez, Marvin Santiago, Eddie Santiago, Oscar de Leon and many other salsa singers. Segarra also produced and made the musical arrangements for his own songs. Among them Con la Musica por dentro (With Music Inside), El Maestro (The Teacher), Solo por Tí (Only for you), Loco de Amor (Crazy for Love) and Porque te Amo (Because I Love You), which became a number one "hit" in the Hispanic community of the United States, Puerto Rico and Latin-America.
On November 10, 1998, Segarra released the album Romantico Salsero, which became a hit. On September 21, 2001, Segarra joined Eddie Santiago, Willie Gonzalez and David Pabon in a salsa concert held in Medellín], Colombia. Segarra and Pabon participated in the first International Cup of Salsa celebrated in Lima, Peru, on July 17, 2004. There he sang one of his compositions Vivo por Ella (I live for her), which he dedicated.
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