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Hector Lavoe

AKA Héctor Juan Pérez Martínez

Born: 30-Sep-1946
Birthplace: Ponce, Puerto Rico
Died: 29-Jun-1993
Location of death: Manhattan, NY
Cause of death: AIDS
Remains: Buried, Cementerio Civil, Ponce, PR

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Hispanic
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Puerto Rican salsa singer

Father: Luis Perez
Mother: Panchita Martínez
Sister: Priscilla
Girlfriend: Carmen Castro (one son)
Son: José Alberto Pérez (b. 30-Oct-1968)
Wife: Nilda Rosado (until his death, one son)
Son: Héctor Perez, Jr. (b. 25-Sep-1969, d. 1987 accidental gunshot)

    High School: Juan Morel Campos Public School of Music

    Suicide Attempt 26-Jun-1988 (balcony jump, Regency Hotel Condado)
    Risk Factors: Depression

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