El Cuco Toño Rosario performs at Fiesta DC

An artist that never goes out of style, Toño Rosario is undoubtedly one of the best exponents of the Merengue genre and a musical personality in his homeland Dominican Republic.

This year 2021 he will also be the most important artistic personality of the great Fiesta DC Festival that will take place on September 11 and 12 at the Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20003.
Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20003

Fiesta DC 2021, invites you to celebrate Hispanic Heritage in an event for the whole family as announced by its President Maria Corrales.

We will have music, cultural events, food from our countries and the presentation of world renowned artists.

The largest festival in the capital of the United States begins on Saturday, September 11 on Pennsylvania Avenue, and continues on Sunday, September 12 with the Parade of Nations on Constitution Avenue.

This year it will also have a presence at the Wharf in Washington, DC.

Presenting the culture of the Dominican Republic country brand.

The Dominican community is happy to be present and to be a “Country Brand” says a representative of that community.

We are doing everything possible so that the community appreciates all our culture and the diversity of art that we have,” said a representative of that country.

Toño Rosario together with his brothers Rafa, Pepe, Tony, Luis, Francis and Rossi, formed at a very young age the musical group; the Rosario Brothers, where Toño shared the leadership with his brother Rafa.

They performed in the most important halls of the Dominican Republic and on stages in Puerto Rico, Panama, Spain, Curacao, St. Martin, and in the most important cities of the United States.

As a child, together with his brothers, he played cans and shells of empty glass containers, livening up the parties of his neighbors.

As a child he was teased and called “El Cuco” (The Cuckoo). Later he used this artistic pseudonym.

Together with his brothers Rafa, Pepe, Tony, Luis, Francis and Rossi, they formed at a very young age a musical group; the Rosario Brothers, where Toño shared the leadership with his brother Rafa.

They performed in the most important halls of the Dominican Republic and on stages in Puerto Rico, Panama, Spain, Curacao, St. Martin, and in the most important cities of the United States.

He remained with the group for twelve years and participated in six albums.

He moved to Puerto Rico and debuted as a soloist on April 14, 1990 at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He presents his first album entitled Toño Rosario y Más, which includes songs such as La Gozadera, Jenny, Ojos Bonitos, and Es Mi Vida, among others.

His second album Atado A Ti appears in Billboard Magazine, where he managed to stay for more than 31 consecutive weeks in the hit parade of the tropical genre. This was followed by Retorno A Las Raíces, where he combined different Dominican regional rhythms with delicate traditional boleros, then recorded Amor Jollao and was awarded a gold disc. Me Olvidé De Vivir, his fourth full-length album, was released.

In 1994 he signed with WEA Latina and recorded the production Quiero Volver A Empezar. Later he released a new album in which a change of image was also appreciated A ti te gusta, album recorded under the WEA Latina label in Puerto Rico. In 2011 his album El Mandatario was released.

He returned to his country after living for eight years in Puerto Rico.

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