Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 032168
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File Number: 032168 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-876-03 Control:
File Name: CELIA CRUZ Introduced: 7/22/2003
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 7/22/2003
Agenda Date: 7/22/2003 Agenda Item Number: 10A5
Notes: Title: RESOLUTION HONORING THE LIFE AND ARTISTIC CONTRIBUTIONS TO MIAMI-DADE COUNTY OF CELIA CRUZ A/K/A ''THE QUEEN OF SALSA''
Indexes: NONE
Sponsors: Bruno A. Barreiro, Prime Sponsor
  Dr. Barbara Carey-Shuler, Co-Sponsor
  Betty T. Ferguson, Co-Sponsor
  Joe A. Martinez, Co-Sponsor
  Dennis C. Moss, Co-Sponsor
  Natacha Seijas, Co-Sponsor
  Jimmy L. Morales, Co-Sponsor
  Jose "Pepe" Diaz, Co-Sponsor
  Dorrin D. Rolle, Co-Sponsor
  Katy Sorenson, Co-Sponsor
Sunset Provision: No Effective Date: Expiration Date:
Registered Lobbyist: None Listed


Legislative History

Acting Body Date Agenda Item Action Sent To Due Date Returned Pass/Fail

Board of County Commissioners 7/22/2003 10A5 Adopted P

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION HONORING THE LIFE AND ARTISTIC CONTRIBUTIONS TO MIAMI-DADE COUNTY OF CELIA CRUZ A/K/A "THE QUEEN OF SALSA"

BODY
WHEREAS, Celia Cruz was a dynamic singer and performer whose vocal gifts and exuberant personality earned her the title "The Queen of Salsa"; and
WHEREAS, Celia Cruz was born in Cuba and through her music spread worldwide the spirit of Cuban culture and music; and
WHEREAS, Celia Cruz, despite selling millions of records and winning the worldwide respect of music critics and fans, never forgot the everyday concerns of her audience, her homeland, and her people; and
WHEREAS, Celia Cruz passed away last week at the age of 77, leaving a musical and cultural legacy that will live on forever in Miami-Dade County and throughout the world,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that this Board hereby honors the life and artistic contributions to Miami-Dade County of Celia Cruz, a true Cuban cultural treasure and an artist of unparalleled grace and talent.



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