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Amparo Arrebato

Amparo Arrebato was a Colombian symbol dancer.

Born Amparo Ramos Correa in Cali, Colombia, as a student she excelled in high-speed athletics and basketball. Later she became the most popular celebrity of the annual Santiago de Cali Fair .

Her prominence as dancer began in the 1960s, thanks to recognition of Damaso Perez Prado "The King of Mambo" , who invited her to join to his dance group. In 1968, the Puerto Rican salseros Richie Ray and Bobby Cruz increased her fame when they recorded the well-known tune "Amparo Arrebato", ...

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