(6 August 1896 – 29 November 1963)
Cuban composer and pianist
Here is his “La Cumparsita” performed by cellist Yorick Abel and pianist Yamilé Cruz Montero:
Happy 75th birthday!
American cellist, composer, electronic music specialist, and music professor
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