Puerto Rican Musicians Arrive in NYC

Justo A. Martí Photographic Collection, 1948-1985

A welcome party greets important Puerto Rican musicians and entertainers as they arrive in New York City. In descending order from the top of the stairs leading from the plane: singer Pedro Ortiz Davila "Davilita"; declaimer of Afro-Antillean poetry Juan Boria; singer, composer, and television producer Myrta Silva; and singer Luis Lebron. Also pictured: at left of photo members of the group Los Hispanos; at center, holding bag, young singer Odilio Gonzalez; to the right of Gonzalez New York manager and promoter Victor Alonso.


Date
January 15, 1956, Date accepted
Creator
Justo A. Martí
Location

New York City

Language
Spanish
Document Type
Photograph: b & w photographs
Identifier
JAMa_b51_f07_0002
Related Keywords
Music, Musicians, Singers, Performers
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
Davilita, Juan Boria, Myrta Silva, Los Hispanos, Luis Lebron, Odilio Gonzalez, Victor Alonso
Related Places
New York City (depicts)
Citation
Justo A. Martí Photographic Collection, 1948-1985. Puerto Rican Musicians Arrive in NYC: JAMa_b51_f07_0002. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 16 Oct 2019.
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Repository
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