Moises Simons (Composer)
Born: 24th August 1889, Havana, Cuba
Died: 28th June 1945, Madrid, Spain
Moisés Simons was a leading Cuban composer, pianist, and orchestra leader. He was the composer of El Manisero (The Peanut Vendor in English) which is considered by many to be the most famous piece of music created by a Cuban musician and has since been recorded by other musicians from around the world hundreds of times.