Cuban composer Ernesto Lecuona (1896-1963) was an accomplished pianist and band leader. He wrote instrumentals, songs, and other vocal works, specializing in the Zarzuela. He also wrote ballets. His life ended in self-imposed exile in the United States because of anti-Castro beliefs.
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Lecuona, Ernesto (1896 - 1963), Cuba
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