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La Lupe (1939–1992)

Well known for her high level of camp and her energetic performances, La Lupe was one of the Spanish-language world's greatest performance. Born in Cuba to a poor family, La Lupe began her life as a schoolteacher in Havana at her father's request. However music was in her blood, and against his wishes she entered a singing competition on the radio... See full bio »

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 2010 So You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Season 3 Finale: Winner Revealed (2010) ... (performer: "La Reina")
- Top 16 Performance (2010) ... (performer: "La Reina")
 2008 Banda sonora (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.12 (2008) ... (performer: "Puro teatro")
 2006 El cantante (performer: "Que Te Pedi")
 2002 Empire (performer: "Que Te Pedi")
 2001 Nothing More (performer: "Qué te pedí")
 2001 Reunión de tres hijos de Ochún (Documentary short) (performer: "Si vuelves tú")
 2000 Luminarias (performer: "Que Te Pedi")
 1988 Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (performer: "Puro teatro")
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 2014 John Leguizamo's Ghetto Klown (TV Movie) (musician - song: "Puro Teatro")
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 1970 The David Frost Show (TV Series)
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- Episode #2.108 (1970) ... Herself
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 2007 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary)
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- La Lupe: Queen of Latin Soul (2007) ... Herself
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Other Works:

"Mongo Introduces La Lupe" (debut album with Mongo Santamaria) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 2 Articles | See more »
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Trivia:

Before her downfall, La Lupe lived with her husband and children in a luxurious mansion in Englewood, New Jersey. After she was dropped by label Tico Records, she found herself broke. See more »

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La Yi Yi Yi See more »

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Capricorn

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