Born: 4/20/1923 in New York City, New York, USA
Cause of death: heart ailment
Full name: Ernesto Antonio Puente Jr.
Noted For: latin-mambo percussionist and bandleader; hits include "Que No, Que No" (1946), "Oye Como Va", and "Mambo Birdland" (1999). Won five Grammy awards.
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