Celina González (born 1928) is a Cuban singer and songwriter of musica campesina, traditional music of the Cuban countryside. She is best known for writing Santa Bárbara, one of Celia Cruz's signature songs. Known as the Cuban Queen of Country Music, Celina Gonzalez was born in Jovellanos, Matanzas, Cuba on 16 March 1929. She met Reutilio Dominguez at the age of sixteen in Santiago de Cuba. He became her singing partner and husband resulting in a collaboration that lasted until Reutilio's death in Guantanamo in 1971.