Lecuona, Ernesto

Lecuona, Ernesto

Lecuona, Ernesto (ārnāsˈtō lākwōˈnä), 1896–1963, Cuban composer and pianist, grad. National Conservatory of Music of Havana, 1913. He appeared as a pianist in Spain, France, and the United States. Lecuona is known for his Rapsodia negra (1943) as well as for his popular songs Malagueña and Siboney.
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