La Vida Es Un Carnaval

Celia Cruz

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"La Vida Es Un Carnaval" (Spanish pronunciation: [la ˈβiða es uŋ kaɾnaˈβal]; English: "Life Is a Carnival") is a song performed by Cuban recording artist Celia Cruz. The song was written by Victor Daniel, produced by Isidro Infante, arranged by Isidro Infante and released as the lead single from Cruz's studio album Mi Vida Es Cantar (1998). The song won the award for Tropical Song of the Year at the 2003 Lo Nuestro Awards. It has become one of Cruz's most popular songs, leading to the song being covered by several artists, including salsa singers Victor Manuelle and La India among others. This song was featured in the 2000 Mexican film, Amores perros, and also in the 2002 film Antwone Fisher. 


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Celia Cruz

Úrsula Hilaria Celia de la Caridad Cruz Alfonso de la Santísima Trinidad (October 21, 1925 – July 16, 2003) was a Cuban-American salsa performer. One of the most popular salsa artists of the 20th century, she earned twenty-three gold albums and was renowned internationally as the "Queen of Salsa" as well as "La Guarachera de Cuba." more »

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Written by: Victor Roberto Daniel

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