b. 4 Sept 1928, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, d. 22 August 2002, Havana, Cuba. Performing from an early on age group, Alvarez performed with many popular rings in his home-town, including those led by Reinaldo Dambay, Pancho Portuondo and Mariano Mercerón; in the second option band he distributed vocal responsibilities with Pacho Alonso and Beny Moré. In the first 50s he was with Moré’s music group in Havana and in addition caused Roberto Espi’s Conjunto Internet casino. Alvarez’s popularity improved and he was agreed upon by Gema Information and enjoyed significant achievement with Ernesto Duarte’s “Ven Aquí A La Realidad”, a documenting that marketed his name abroad. Basing his repertoire in the traditional Cuban songs from the 50s and 60s, Alvarez became a most important interpreter from the genre and commanded the respect of his peers. Although his popularity continued to be highest in Cuba, where he performed live and made an appearance on radio and tv, Alvarez also produced regular trips to the united states where he constructed a good pursuing.