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Marquita Rivera

Marquita Rivera
Marquita Rivera
Personal information
Birth nameMaria Heroina Rivera de Santiago
Birth dateMay 18, 1922
Place of birthFajardo, Puerto Rico
Date of deathOctober 21, 2002(age 80)
Death placeLos Angeles, California
OccupationActress, singer, dancer
SpouseDr. Eugene N. Biscardi, Jr.

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Marquita Rivera (May 18, 1922 October 21, 2002), a.k.a. "Queen of Latin Rhythm", was a Puerto Rican actress, singer and dancer.

Dubbed the "Queen of La Conga," "Queen of Latin Rhythm" and "Latin Hurricane" during various stages of her career, Rivera, went on to enjoy a strong musical career both in the United States and in her native Puerto Rico.

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