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Although best known for composing the indelible theme to the television classic I Love Lucy, Marco Rizo was also a renowned classical pianist, deftly fusing traditional techniques with the more modern approaches of swing and Afro-Cuban jazz. Born in 1920 in Santiago, Cuba, he was the son of Sebastian Rizo, the principal flutist with the Santiago Symphony Orchestra; at the age of 12, Rizo entered Havana's National Conservatory of Music, where he studied under Spanish composer Ped... Read more

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