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With dinah shore

Xavier Cugat (performer)
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Title
With dinah shore
Performer
Xavier Cugat 1900-1990
Publisher
Harlequin, 1994
1 cd
EAN
0008637202927
CDR
HKX2984
Placing suggestion
65 - Amusement: Instrumentaal (NBLC) P8 - Instrumentaal (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 3 times in Flemish libraries

About Xavier Cugat

Xavier Cugat (Catalan: [ʃəβiˈe kuˈɣat]; January 1, 1900 – October 27, 1990) was a Spanish musician and bandleader who spent his formative years in Havana, Cuba. A trained violinist and arranger, he was a leading figure in the spread of Latin music. In New York City he was the leader of the resident orchestra at the Waldorf–Astoria before and after World War II. He was also a cartoonist and a restaurateur. The personal papers of Xavier Cugat are preserved in the Biblioteca de Catalunya.

Life and career

Cugat was born Francisco de Asís Javier Cugat Mingall de Bru y Deulofeu in Girona, Catalonia, Spain. His family emigrated to Cuba when he was three years old. He studied classical violin and worked as a violinist at the age of nine in a silent movie theater to help pay for his education. He was first chair violinist for the…Read more on Wikipedia