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Beny More

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Birthday
24, 1919
Birthplace
Lajas, Cuba
Death Date
Feb 19, 1963 (43)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
24, 1919
Birthplace
Lajas, Cuba
Death Date
Feb 19, 1963 (43)

About

One of Cuba's greatest singers whose expressive voice and mastery of every Cuban musical style gave him international renown.

Before Fame

According to legend, he made his first guitar at age of six, using little more than a board and some sting, and taught himself to play it.

Trivia

He spent time in Mexico, performing in the most famous cabarets of that age, the Montparnasse and the Río Rosa. By the end of the 1950s, he became a star throughout Latin America.

Family Life

He was born as one of eighteen children in Santa Isabel de las Lajas, central Cuba.

Associated With

After the Cuban Revolution, many of his colleagues like Celia Cruz left for America, but More lived out his days in his native land.