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Alfonso Alvarado was born in 1935. He loves music, especially salsa, music from the 1940s, and romantic music. Today he listens a lot of classical music (Bach, Mozart, Beethoven) as well as Latin music, which he likes to sing. Needless to say, music is very important to him, and the diversity of music he enjoys is the result of his multicultural identity. Alfonso considers himself the product of the mixing of all the races. One of his grandfathers was from Spain, and the other one from England, but both of his parents were born in Panama. Alfonso speaks both Spanish and English fluently. Today he works as an English teacher. He has two daughters and many grandchildren. He sees himself as a very spiritual person.