Google tribute in its doodle to Tito Puente, the king of Latin music

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Google doodle tribute to Tito Puente, the king of Latin music

The United States celebrates theNational Hispanic Heritage Month where the contributions of Americans with Hispanic roots that they have left to North American society and culture are recognized. It begins on September 15 and ends on October 15, in the US around 20% of its population comes from countries such as Costa Rica, Mexico, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua or Puerto Rico.

For this reason, Google wanted to pay homage to a New York artist, Tito Puente, with Puerto Rican ancestry who grew up surrounded by music and that allowed him to dedicate himself to composing songs to the point of baptizing him as the king of the timbales and the king of Latin music.

Tito Puente experienced with different genres of Latin music such as boogaloo, pachanga and salsa. He was considered a musical pioneer for his creativity and experimentation and he is credited with the merit of having popularized Latin music in the United States. the key to new york city. died on June 1, 2000.

Google honors historical milestones or dates with its doodles

The Internet is a great newspaper library and for this reason you can consult the most important doodles, such as the Gregorian calendar, as well as the calendar. as their story or creators on the following page:

These small works of virtual art, such as the anniversary of the determination of the speed of light, can be acquired and even decorate any type of object such as t-shirts, stamps or skateboards through its virtual store.

The story of the doodle

Google usually decorates the letters of its logo to celebrate the anniversaries of famous people or key dates in the world of science or culture, such as the birth of Charles Chaplin, the winners of the Nobel, the anniversary of 'Don Quixote' or some relevant or novel event or the Gregorian calendar.

The famous search engine has surprised with interactive doodles such as the one it commemorated. the 30th anniversary of 'Pac-Man', which allowed the famous video game to be played.

Other outstanding doodles were the one dedicated to the 70th anniversary of John Lennon's birth, with a video reviewing Beatle imagery; the 60th anniversary of the publication of 'The Astronauts' by Stanislaw Lem, with several minigames, or the incredible one dedicated to Les Paul, recreating a guitar inspired by the master of six strings that allowed users to compose songs.