Bronx street renamed for Puerto Rican music pioneer Yomo Toro

A Bronx street has been renamed to honor a Puerto Rican musician who once lived there. A street sign for the new Yomo Toro Place

Toro, an iconic Puerto Rican musician, lived just steps away from where the street sign is now placed.

Toro, an iconic Puerto Rican musician, lived just steps away from where the street sign is now placed. (7/27/13)

HIGH BRIDGE - A Bronx street has been renamed to honor a Puerto Rican musician who once lived there.

A street sign for the new Yomo Toro Place is placed near the apartment building where the musician lived for the last three decades.

Toro was a pioneer of the Jibarito music style and introduced the cuatro guitar, which is used in traditional Puerto Rican music.

The sign can be found at the corner of Ogden and East 162nd streets.

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