Ismael Rivera

Ismael "Maelo" Rivera (October 5, 1931 – May 13, 1987), was a renowned Puerto Rican composer and singer of salsa music. Ismael Rivera was born in Santurce, Puerto Rico, on October 5, 1931. He was the first of five children born to Luis and Margarita Rivera. His father, Luis, was a carpenter and his mother a housewife. As a child, Rivera was a… Leia mais