Lissette Alvarez is a singer, songwriter and record producer from Cuba. She is best known for recording a Spanish language version of Bonnie Tyler's Total Eclipse of the Heart in 1985.
Lissette was born in 1949 in Lima, Peru, at a time when her parents, Cuban TV stars Olga Chorens and Tony Alvarez (Olga y Tony) were touring South America. Lissette made her first recording, the children's song "El Ratoncito Miguel", along with her parents when she was just 5 years old. (The song eventually became a hit.) The family lived in Havana.
Lissette started her career in Puerto Rico as an adolescent, then later moved to Miami. She hosted her own shows in the Telemundo network in Puerto Rico for several years and did Emmy Award winning TV specials at Channel 10 and Channel 4 in Miami, Florida. Lissette had a successful recording career having more than 30 albums including 8 gold albums and 2 platinum albums. Lissette is an accomplished singer and songwriter that has produced most of her albums. She has received countless awards during her singing career, including a UNICEF award for her humanitarian work with children.
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