Ernesto Lecuona

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Birthday
6, 1895
Birthplace
Guanabacoa, Cuba
Death Date
Nov 29, 1963 (68)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
6, 1895
Birthplace
Guanabacoa, Cuba
Death Date
Nov 29, 1963 (68)

About

Composed over 600 songs and musical compositions for both stage and film.

Before Fame

He began learning how to play the piano when he was a young boy.

Trivia

He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Song for Always in My Heart in 1942.

Family Life

His sister was Ernestina Lecuona, who was also a composer.

Associated With

His music was mostly introduced to American audiences by Desi Arnaz.