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Rubén Blades

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Rubén Blades Bellido de Luna (born July 16, 1948) is a Panamanian salsa singer, songwriter, lawyer, actor, Latin jazz musician, and politician, performing musically most often in the Afro-Cuban and Latin jazz genres. As songwriter, Blades brought the lyrical sophistication of Central American nueva canción and Cuban nueva trova as well as experimental tempos and political inspired Nuyorican salsa to his music, creating thinking persons' (salsa) dance music. Blades has composed dozens of musical hits, the most famous of which is "Pedro Navaja," a song about a neighborhood thug who appears to die during a robbery (his song "Sorpresas" continues the story), inspired by "Mack the Knife." He also composed and sings what many Panamanians consider their second national anthem. The song is titled "Patria" (Fatherland). He is an icon in Panama and is much admired throughout Latin America, and managed to attract 18% of the vote in his failed attempt to win the Panamanian presidency in 1994. In September 2004, he was appointed minister of tourism by Panamanian president Martín Torrijos for a five-year term. He holds a law degree from the University of Panama and a master's in international law from Harvard University. He is married to singer Luba Mason. Description above from the Wikipedia article Rubén Blades, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jul 16, 1948 in Panama City, Panama
Aparitii in Filme/Seriale:
Primul film:
In movie The Last Fight 1983-09-07
Ultimul film:
Film Hands of Stone 2016-08-26
Cunoscut pentru
Poster of Fear the Walking Dead
Poster of Lo mejor de nuestra música popular: 15 años de éxitos
Poster of En mi país
Poster of Encuentro
Filme in care a jucat
Film Hands of Stone Carlos Eleta 2016-08-26
Serial Fear the Walking Dead Daniel Salazar 2015-08-23
Film Yo soy la salsa 2014-10-30
Film The Counselor Jefe 2013-10-25
Film For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada Président Calles 2012-06-01
Film Safe House Carlos Villar 2012-02-09
Film ¡Sonó, Sonó… Tite Curet! 2011-12-04
Film Rubén Blades: Todos Vuelven Live, Vol. 1 2011-03-15
Film Rubén Blades: Todos Vuelven Live, Vol. 2 2011-03-15
Film Spoken Word Cruz-Sr. 2009-07-17
Film La clave 2008-08-09
Film Lo mejor de nuestra música popular: 15 años de éxitos 2007-12-02
Film Secuestro Express Carla's Father 2005-01-01
Film En mi país Rubén Blades 2004-12-05
Film Spin Ernesto 2003-10-23
Film Imagining Argentina Silvio Ayala 2003-09-13
Film The Maldonado Miracle Cruz 2003-01-20
Film Encuentro 2002-12-08
Film Assassination Tango Miguel 2002-09-11
Film All the Pretty Horses Don Hector de la Rocha y Villarreal 2000-12-11
Serial Gideon's Crossing Dr. Max Cabranes 2000-10-10
Film Cradle Will Rock Diego Rivera 1999-12-10
Film The Devil's Own Officer Edwin Diaz 1997-03-12
Film From Son to Salsa 1997-09-12
Film Chinese Box Jim 1997-09-04
Film Al compás de un sentimiento: la música de Pedro Flores 1996-12-08
Film Scorpion Spring Border Patrolman Sam Zaragosa 1996-10-10
Film Somos un solo pueblo 1995-12-03
Film Color of Night Lt. Hector Martinez 1994-08-19
Serial The X-Files Unknown 1993-09-10
Film Miracle on Interstate 880 Pastor Beruman 1993-02-22
Film The Super Marlon 1991-10-04
Film Crazy From the Heart Ernesto Ontiveros 1991-08-19
Film The Josephine Baker Story Count Giuseppe Pepito Abatino 1991-03-16
Film Predator 2 Danny Archuleta 1990-11-20
Film The Two Jakes Michael 'Mickey Nice' Weisskopf 1990-08-10
Film The Lemon Sisters C.W. 1989-12-01
Film Disorganized Crime Carlos Barrios 1989-04-14
Film The Milagro Beanfield War Sheriff Bernabe Montoya 1988-03-18
Film Fatal Beauty Carl Jimenez 1987-10-30
Film Critical Condition Louis 1987-01-16
Film The Return of Rubén Blades himself 1985-10-16
Film Crossover Dreams Rudy Veloz 1985-08-23
Film The Last Fight Andy 'Kid' Clave 1983-09-07