Amparo Arrebato

 

 

Age: 59

 

Summary: Columbian cymbal dancer made famous as lead dancer for mambo king Perez Prado in the 1960's who astonished onlookers with her ability to mover her feet at a frenetic pace (described in one obit "like a machine gun"), and who was immortalized in Bobby Cruz's hit song Amparo Arrebato from 1968.

 

 

Cause of Death: Heart attack

 

Born: December 30, 1944

 

Died: March 15, 2004

 

Location: Cali, Columbia