Ernesto Lecuona (Composer)
Born: 6th August 1895, Guanabacoa, Havana, Cuba
Died: 29th November 1963, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
Ernesto Lecuona y Casado was a Cuban composer and pianist of worldwide fame. He composed over six hundred pieces, mostly in the Cuban vein, and was a pianist of exceptional skill. His father was Canarian and his mother was Cuban.