Google Doodle honors Tito Puente, ‘The King of Latin music’

The latest Google Doodle is a musical tribute to Tito Puente, the songwriter and timbales player responsible for songs like “Oye Cómo Va.” Tito Puente was born in Manhattan on April 20, 1923 as Ernest Anthony Puente Jr., as the son of two Puerto Ricans. From a very young age, drums and percussion appealed to Puente, often making makeshift drums out of pots and pans. He continued to develop…
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