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'Queen of Salsa' Celia Cruz Dies at 77

Celia Cruz, who helped define the sound of Afro-Cuban music, dies of a brain tumor at the age of 77. The "Queen of Salsa" recorded more than 70 albums and was nominated for more than a dozen Grammy Awards. NPR's Neda Ulaby has a remembrance.