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Arturo Sandoval

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Birthday
6, 1949
Birthplace
Artemisa, Cuba
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
6, 1949 (age 69)
Birthplace
Artemisa, Cuba

About

Jazz trumpeter, pianist, and composer whose life was made into a 2000 TV movie entitled For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story.

Before Fame

He defected to the United States in 1990, becoming a naturalized citizen in 1999.

Trivia

He has won Grammy Awards, the Billboard Award, and Emmy Awards.

Family Life

He helped his wife and children escape Cuba before defecting to the United States.

Associated With

He was influenced by jazz greats, such as Dizzy Gillespie.