“¿Dónde estás, Yolanda?” is a beautiful Latin American song, from Pink Martini’s 1997 album titled “Sympathique”. It is sung by the guest singer Emilio Delgado.
“¿Dónde estás, Yolanda?” is a song composed by Peruvian musician Manuel Jimenez Fernandez and made popular in the 1960s by Afro-Cuban singer Orlando Contreras and the Mexican group Sonora Santanera (an orchestra founded in 1955, still active and playing tropical music from Mexico with over 55 years of history).
The singer, Emilio Delgado (born May 8, 1940) is an American actor. He is best known for his long-running role as Luis, the friendly Fix-it Shop owner, on the children’s television series Sesame Street. Delgado joined the cast of Sesame Street in 1971 and has remained with the show ever since. He began his professional career in Los Angeles in 1968. Delgado lives in New York City with his wife Carole.
Emilio’s latest creative endeavor has been to sing and record with the internationally popular band Pink Martini. He has performed with the band at Carnegie Hall and Town Hall in New York City, The Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, in Woodinville, Washington at the Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery, and in Portland, Oregon at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Crystal Ballroom and the Oregon Zoo. He appears on their album “Splendor in the Grass“, in which he recorded the song “Sing”, a duet with China Forbes.
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