Lecuona, Ernesto

Lecuona, Ernesto

(ārnās`tō lākwō`nä), 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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"Este disco esta incluido en las alegnas, los reconocimientos de tantos artistas, tanto autor, musico, el cuarteto D'Aida con el que trabaje quince anos, con Ernesto Lecuona, Ernesto Grenet, de quien canto "Drume Negrita", una cancion de cuna que me cantaba mi padre de nina y yo se la cante a mi hijo y a mi nieta, Rossio", rememora Omara en tono nostalgico.