Félix Cumbé

Félix Cumbé, born Critz Sterlin,[1] is a Haitian-Dominican singer and songwriter of merengue and bachata.

BiographyEdit

Cumbé was born in Haiti and migrated to the Dominican Republic when he was 13 years old.[1]

His musical debut took place in the 1980s with his single El Gatico written for Aníbal Bravo’s orchestra. His popularity increased with the themes Feliz Cumbé and Déjame Volver, which he sang along with Fernando Villalona.[2][3]

He left Aníbal Bravo’s orchestra and formed his own orchestra but it eventually disappeared.[4]

In 2012 he returned to the show business with Tu no ta pa mi (Y yo aquí como un ma’icón).[5]

Cumbé is married and has 2 children.[1]

DiscographyEdit

  • Juanita la Cafetera (1987)
  • Fiesta Party (1992)[6]
  • La Fugadora (1995)
  • Eso Si Ta' Duro (1997)
  • Bachateando (1999)
  • Rompe Corazones (1999)
  • El Inmigrante (2002)[7]
  • Eso Da Pa' To' (2002)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c De los Santos, Rosmery (9 December 2012). "Félix Cumbé opta por regalar discos y no pagar para sonar en la radio nacional" (in Spanish). Hoy. Archived from the original on 1 December 2014. Retrieved 1 December 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Félix Cumbé se lleva el Gran Premio Diáspora" (in Spanish). Hoy. 11 May 2014. Archived from the original on 1 December 2014. Retrieved 1 December 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Enecia, Hogla (27 April 2014). "Félix Cumbé y el actor Jimmy Jean Louis reciben "Premios Diáspora Haitiana"" (in Spanish). Bureo. Archived from the original on 1 December 2014. Retrieved 1 December 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Brito, Reynaldo (3 April 2008). "Reaparece Félix Cumbé" (in Spanish). Imágenes Dominicanas. Archived from the original on 1 December 2014. Retrieved 1 December 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ Brito, Reynaldo (20 April 2012). "Félix Cumbé "arrasando" con su nueva bachata "Tú no ta´pa mi"" (in Spanish). Imágenes Dominicanas. Archived from the original on 1 December 2014. Retrieved 1 December 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Félix Cumbé discography". MTV. Archived from the original on 1 December 2014. Retrieved 1 December 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Félix Cumbé discography". MTV. Archived from the original on 1 December 2014. Retrieved 1 December 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)