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  1. Cuba's Buena Vista Social Club To Play U.S., Europe

    June 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Cuba's Buena Vista Social Club will make its first appearance in the United States since 2003, with concerts this week in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles before heading off to Europe. The Cuban band will be the latest of Cuba's enterta ...

  2. Buena Vista Social Club Bassist Lopez Dead At 76

    February 10, 2009 12:00 AM EST Orlando "Cachaito" Lopez, considered the "heartbeat" of Cuba's legendary Buena Vista Social Club for his internationally acclaimed bass playing, died Monday of complications from prostate surgery, fellow musicians said. He ...

  3. 'Buena Vista' Singer Leiva Dies

    March 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST Singer Pio Leiva, a Cuban music legend of the 20th century who formed part of the Grammy-winning "Buena Vista Social Club," died on Thursday (March 23) in Havana of a heart attack. The 88-year-old had Singer Pio Leiva, a Cuban music lege ...

  4. 'Buena Vista' Singer Leiva Dies

    March 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST Singer Pio Leiva, a Cuban music legend of the 20th century who formed part of the Grammy-winning "Buena Vista Social Club," died on Thursday (March 23) in Havana of a heart attack. The 88-year-old had Singer Pio Leiva, a Cuban music lege ...

  5. Buena Vista Social Club Singer Dies

    August 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Ibrahim Ferrer was 78. Cuban son and bolero singer Ibrahim Ferrer, one of the stars of the 1990s Buena Vista Social Club CD series, died Saturday (Aug. 6) in Havana at 78. He will be buried today (Aug. 8). Ferrer had returned three days earlier fr ...

  6. BMG Pub Spain Buys APA Catalog

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Repertoire features 1,200 songs. BMG Music Publishing Spain has acquired all the copyrights owned by Autores & Productores Asociados, one of Spain's biggest independent music publishers and a specialist in traditional Cuban music. The cat ...

  7. BMG Pub Spain Buys APA Catalog

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT BMG Music Publishing Spain has acquired all the copyrights owned by Autores & Productores Asociados, one of Spain's biggest independent music publishers and a specialist in traditional Cuban music BMG Music Publishing Spain has acquir ...