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Floridians Born Puerto Rico Celebrate Three Kings with Music

January 7, 2013 | WMFE--To thousands of Puerto Ricans in Central Florida, this is the season of aguinaldos. These folk songs are musical gifts. From Christmastime through January's Three Kings festivities, late-night carolers show up at homes to wake residents with songs and celebration.

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Wilmer Gonzalez is a Puerto Rico native who plays music at Iglesia Cristiana de Kissimmee.  With the help of singer and guitarist Luis Torres, he demonstrates the aguinaldos in a conversation with 90.7’s Amy Kiley.  Gonzalez starts by explaining the origin of their accompaniments known as “seis.”

 

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