April 17, 2014

Via AFP:

Salsa music legend Jose "Cheo" Feliciano, 78, was killed Thursday in a traffic accident in his native Puerto Rico, police there said.

The singer, who inspired a love of the up-tempo dance music in generations of musicians and fans, was also considered a master of the more leisurely "bolero" style of dance music popular on the island.

Puerto Rico's Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla announced that the US territory would observe three days of mourning to mark the passing of "one of its most acclaimed voices."

The head of transit police on the island, Jorge Hernandez Pena, told a local n...

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