About Mongo Santamaria
April 07, 1917 - February 01, 2003
|Place of Birth||:||Havana, Cuba|
|Also Known As||:||Ramón "Mongo" Santamaría Rodríguez, Ramón Santamaría Rodríguez|
|Imdb Profile||:||IMDB Profile|
Ramón "Mongo" Santamaría Rodríguez was a Cuban percussionist and bandleader who spent most of his career in the United States. Primarily a conga drummer, Santamaría was a leading figure in the pachanga and boogaloo dance crazes of the 1960s.