Rita Moreno and Emilio Estefan Will Be Honored at La Musa Awards; Performers Announced

News   Rita Moreno and Emilio Estefan Will Be Honored at La Musa Awards; Performers Announced
 
Tony winner Rita Moreno and Emilio Estefan (Broadway's forthcoming On Your Feet) will be among those honored at the La Musa Awards, presented by the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame, Oct. 15 in Miami Beach.

The third induction ceremony and awards presentation will be held at The Jackie Gleason Theater.

The 2015 inductees include Hector Ochoa Cardenas (Colombia), Emilio Estefan (Cuba), Myriam Hernandez (Chile), Gustavo Santaolalla (Argentina), Alvaro Torres (El Salvador) and Diego Torres (Argentina); posthumous inductees include Juan Carlos Calderón (Spain), Maria Isabel “Chabuca” Granda (Peru), Maria Grever (Mexico), Paco de Lucía (Spain) and Cesar Portillo de La Luz (Cuba) with a tribute to Joan Sebastian (Mexico).

The 2015 honorees are Beto Cuevas: Premio Conquistador (Conqueror Award), Emilio Estefan: Leyenda En Vida (Living Legend), Fonseca: Premio Triunfador (Hero’s Award), Alejandra Guzman: Premio La Musa Elena Casals (La Musa Elena Casals Award), Quincy Jones: Premio Pionero Desi Arnaz (Desi Arnaz Pioneer Award), John LoFrumento: Premio de Los Fundadores (Founders Award), Rita Moreno: Premio Legado (Legacy Award) and Jose Perdomo: Premio Editores Ralph S. Peer (Publishers Award).

The evening, which will be hosted by Carlos Ponce, will feature performances by Omar Alfanno, Vanessa Campagna, Beto Cuevas, Emily Estefan, Gloria Estefan, Fantine, Fonseca, Alejandra Guzman, Myriam Hernandez, Beatriz Luengo, Rita Moreno, Gabriel Mores, Alvaro Torres, Diego Torres, Dionne Warwick and Yotuel. Presenters will include Adriana Catano, Desmond Child, De La Torre, Emilio Estefan, Isabella, John Lofrumento, Mary Megan Peer, Jose Perdomo, Rudy Pérez, Gustavo Santaolalla and Paul Williams.

Richard Jay-Alexander directs. For ticket information click here.

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The Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame is a 501c3 non-profit organization established in 2012 by "renowned songwriter/producers Desmond Child and Rudy Pérez whose mission is to educate, honor and celebrate the lives and music of the world’s greatest Latin Songwriters and composers and inspire new generations of music creators."

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