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Linda Dela Cruz
Hawaiian Falsetto Singer

Hawaiian falsetto singer Linda Dela Cruz wasborn in 1929 at she died at her home in Hilo on March 15, 2007.

Facts About Linda Dela Cruz
  • Birth Date: November 20, 1929
  • Place of Birth: Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Died: March 15, 2007 at age 77
  • Place of Death: Hilo, Big Island, Hawaii
  • Full Name: Lillian Leialoha Keaweehu Dela Cruz
  • Went by: Linda Dela Cruz
  • Family moved from HOnolulu to Papakoloa when she was 12
  • Known as: "The Hawaiian Canary"
  • Performed with the Halekulani Girls Trio
  • Retired from music at age 41
  • Moved to 10 acre guava orchard in Panaewa in 1975
  • Became an activist for native Hawaiian rights
  • Was an Office of Hawaiian Affairs Trustee since
  • 2003 Lifetime Achievement Hoku Award
  • March 30, 2007 was declared Linda Dela Cruz Day by Hawaii Governor Lingle

    Articles About Linda Dela Cruz
  • Singer Became Hawaiian Affairs Leader
  • Services in Hilo Will Honor Singer
  • Linda Dela Cruz Dies at at Age 77
  • mTracks Bio of Linda Dela Cruz

    Recordings of Linda Dela Cruz
  • Linda Dela Cruz: Hawaii's Canary

    See also:
  • Other Falsetto Singers
  • Hawaiian Music Artists A to Z



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    Elsewhere on the Web: 2006 Honolulu Advertiser Article





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