Pedro Depestre

Pedro Depestre

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b. Pedro Depestre Gonzalez, June 1945, Cienfugos, Cuba, d. 8 April 2001, Basel, Switzerland. Depestre played violin from the age of five, and was only 13 when he joined the famous Orquesta Arag+¦n in Havana, Cuba. A sparkling and exhilarating instrumentalist, he then worked with other bands in Havana and Santiago de Cuba, including the Maravillas De Florida and the Orquesta Tipica De Juventud. He was also active in radio and television studios and built a solid reputation not on... Read more

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