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Description: Guiarist, singer and composer. Cuba
Known For: Duets" (2002) Anthology of Compay Segundo`s duos
Instruments: Guitar
Location: Cuba
Web Site: http://www.pbs.org/buenavista/musicians/bios/compay_interview_eng.html
Date Born: 18th November 1907
Location Born: Siboney, Cuba
Date Died: 13th July 2003
Location Died: Havana, Cuba
Summary: Los Compadres were one of the most successful Cuban duos of their time. Greater international fame came later, in 1997, with the release of the Buena Vista Social Club album, a hugely successful recording which won several Grammy awards. Compay Segundo appeared in the film of the same title, made subsequently by Wim Wenders.
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