b. 1935, NEW YORK, NY, USA, d. 20 Dec 1997, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Masucci became a officer, on the other hand studying laws and in 1960 quit the authorities to consider up a fresh career. He proved helpful for a pr firm in Havana, Cuba, where he became friendly with Johnny Pacheco, a flutist in the Dominican Republic. Masucci also created an abiding curiosity about salsa and on his go back to NY he became energetic in promoting the proper execution in the town. There, it had taken keep amid the Spanish-speaking people and became greatly popular with music artists and audiences as well. Masucci and Pacheco founded Fania Information in 1964, putting your signature on towards the label many performers, generally of Cuban and Puerto Rican origins, a lot of whom had been little known at that time. Among performers documented by Masucci within the 60s had been Ray Barretto, Joe Bataan, Rubén Cutting blades, Willie Colón, Celia Cruz, Larry Harlow, Héctor Lavoe, Ismael Miranda, and Pete ‘Un Conde’ Rodríguez. Masucci also marketed salsa further afield, partly through sending from worldwide travels the Fania All Superstars. Later, Masucci turn off the Fania label although he began up Nueva Fania within the middle-90s, recording performers such as for example Paulito Y Su Top notch and Dan Den. In his old age, Masucci resided in a number of countries although generally in Argentina.