Antonio Machín

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Birthday
11, 1903
Birthplace
Cuba
Death Date
Aug 4, 1977 (74)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
11, 1903
Birthplace
Cuba
Death Date
Aug 4, 1977 (74)

About

Singer and songwriter whose 1930 version of the song "El Manisero" went on to become one of the first Cuban singles to achieve a million sales. By 1932 it was estimated that he had recorded over 200 numbers.

Before Fame

He worked as a mason while traveling across Cuba to sing.

Trivia

At the time of his death he was one of the most recorded Cuban singers of the 20th century.

Family Life

He was married to María de los Ángeles Rodríguez from 1943-1977.

Associated With

Both he and Celia Cruz were world renowned musicians from Cuba.