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Renowned Composer Omar Alfanno Will Be Honored During The Annual Latin Songwriters Hall Of Fame Gala

AlfannoLuis Enrique, Beatriz Luengo, and Ángel López will take part in a musical journey celebrating the Panamanian composer’s greatest hits

Miami, Fla (October 8, 2014) -This year, Omar Alfanno, considered one of the best Latin American composers of the past three decades, will be inducted into the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame (LSHOF).

Grammy winner Luis Enrique, Spanish singer, songwriter, and actress Beatriz Luengo, and singer Ángel López of Son By Four (a group started by Alfanno), will be part of the lineup slated to pay tribute to Alfanno’s musical career during LA MUSA AWARDS® at the second annual LSHOF gala on October 18 in Miami Beach.

Over the years, the composer has received numerous accolades, including the ASCAP Songwriter of the Year award on three occasions, as well as several Grammy nominations. Among the many hits written by Omar Alfanno are “Aparentemente” and “Esa Mujer,” performed by Tony Vega; “Así es la Vida” and “Date Un Chance,” sung by Luis Enrique; and “Conciencia” and “Que Alguien Me Diga,” done by Gilberto Santa Rosa.

Alfanno’s songs have helped launch the careers of such artists as Marc Anthony (“Y Hubo Alguien” and “Te Conozo Bien”), and Víctor Manuelle (“Hay Que Poner El Alma” and “Así Es La Mujer”), among others.

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Actress, Model, Social Activist Eglantina Zingg To Host ‘La Musa Awards’ At 2Nd Annual Induction Gala Of The Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame

ZinggSinger Diego Torres joins all-star tribute to the greats of Latin music.

LA MUSA AWARDS will be held on October 18 in the city of Miami Beach

Miami, Fla. (September 26, 2014) – Desmond Child (Chairman/CEO) andRudy Pérez (President), founders of the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame, announced today that the internationally famous actress, model and social activistEglantina Zingg will host the LA MUSA AWARDS™ to be held during the organization’s 2nd Annual Gala.

“Eglantina Zingg is a consummate entertainer and an inspiring symbol of Latina power in America and the rest of the world. She is a star in her own right and no one could be more perfect to preside over LA MUSA AWARDS,” said Child and Pérez in a joint statement. “We are thrilled that Eglantina will return again this year to be our host. She has the style, elegance and charisma to bring a high tone to this historic event and all the fun.”

Zingg will be center stage handling hosting duties at LA MUSA AWARDS which will honor and induct into it’s hall of fame Latin music’s most influential internationally acclaimed performing songwriters, lyricists and composers. The 2014 Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductees are (listed by country of origen):Gloria Estefan (Cuba), Omar Alfanno (Panama), Lolita De La Colina (Mexico) and Rafael Pérez Botija (Spain).

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