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Lázaro Ros

Lazaro Ros may be the world’s leading akypwon, or business lead singer within the Afro-Cuban custom of LA Regla de Ocho, a method of music rooted within the Yoruba lifestyle. A founding person in Conjunto Folklorico Nacional, which he helped to create as the Country wide Folkloric Outfit of Cuba, …

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Aurelio de la Vega

Researched with Fritz Kramer in Havana (1943-46) and with Ernst Toch in LA (1947-48). Dean, College of Music, College or university of Oriente; Professional Advisor, Country wide Institute of Tradition (Cuba); Vice-President, Havana Philharmonic Orchestra; Chief executive, Cuban Portion of the ISCM. Received Exceptional Teacher Award, California College or university …

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Celia Cruz

Celia Cruz was among Latin music’s esteemed vocalists. A ten-time Grammy nominee, Cruz, who sang just in her indigenous Spanish vocabulary, received a Smithsonian Life time Achievement honor, a Country wide Medal from the Arts, and honorary doctorates from Yale University or college as well as the University or college …

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