Ana Cristina
Ana Cristina Álvarez Ana Cristina, is an Cuban American
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Ana was born in Miami, Florida
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, United States
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 and is of Cuban descent and of Spanish and French ancestry. Ana Cristina showed exceptional talent at a very young age. She debuted in a local TV show, Sábado Gigante
Sábado Gigante
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 at the age of 6 and taped shows regularly on the international hit show until the age of 14.
Ana Cristina writes her music with the help of the guitar and piano.Ana also dances and was trained in several different areas of dance.
On January 20, 2005, Ana Cristina became the very first Hispanic
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 to sing The Star Spangled Banner at a Presidential Inauguration
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The following year, on October 6, she performed three songs in a private show at the White House
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in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.

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