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Rene Portocarrero

Rene Portocarrero

Rene Portocarrero is one of the leading figures of the arts in Cuba Rene Portocarrero was born in Cerro, Havana, on February 24th, 1912. He...
Alejo Carpentier

Alejo Carpentier Balmont

General Information on Alejo Carpentier Alejo Carpentier Balmont was born in Lausanne, Switzerland, on December 26th, 1904. He was the son of a French architect...
Félix Varela Morales

Felix Varela Morales

General Information on Felix Varela Felix Varela Morales was born in Havana on January 20th, 1788. While still very young he went to Florida, where...
Fernando Ortiz

Fernando Ortiz

General Information on Fernando Ortiz Fernando Ortiz was born in Havana on July 16th, 1881. He completed his primary education in Menorca in the Balearic...
Polo Montanez

Polo Montañez

Biographical Information of Polo Montañez Fernando Borrego Linares was born in the area known as El Brujito (The Sorcerer) in the Sierra del Rosario (Rosario...
Juan Formell

Juan Formell

General information about Juan Formell Juan Formell was born in Havana on August 2nd, 1942. He made his first musical studies with his father Francisco...