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Joel Zamora in Ciutat Flamenco Barcelona 2021

Joel Zamora in Ciutat Flamenco Barcelona 2021

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Cienfuegos to Celebrate 35th Anniversary of the Hermanos Saíz Association

Cienfuegos to Celebrate 35th Anniversary of the Hermanos Saíz Association

A broad cultural program will distinguish in...

Concerts  for World Guitar Day in Cienfuegos

Concerts for World Guitar Day in Cienfuegos

Artists from more than 400 cities around the world...

  • Joel Zamora in Ciutat Flamenco Barcelona 2021

    Joel Zamora in Ciutat Flamenco Barcelona 2021

  • Cienfuegos to Celebrate 35th Anniversary of the Hermanos Saíz Association

    Cienfuegos to Celebrate 35th Anniversary of the...

  • Concerts  for World Guitar Day in Cienfuegos

    Concerts for World Guitar Day in Cienfuegos

This Month in History

1-4-1893: Musician and composer Eusebio Delfín is born in Palmira, Cienfuegos.

1-4-1893: Musician and composer Eusebio Delfín is born in the municipality of Palmira, Cienfuegos.

Musician and composer Eusebio Delfín was born in the municipality of Palmira, Cienfuegos.

He began his life in show business as a guitarist, singer and composer. He studied guitar with professors Barrio and Gelabert, and singing with the Valencian Sánchez Torralba. In 1916 he sings for the first time in public at the Tomás Terry Theater. Develops artistic activities to raise funds for public benefit works in Cienfuegos. In 1921 he recorded with the Victor Company. Performs Cuban songs accompanied by voices such as Rita Montaner, Esteban Sansirena and Luisa María Morales. Among the hits that immortalize him are La Guinda, Y tú qué has hecho and Aquella boca. He introduced new techniques in guitar playing and achieved his own style in the accompaniment of boleros. Many of his works were recorded on discs and won gold medals at the Ibero-American Exposition in Seville, held in 1929. He represented a whole stage of our popular songbook. He died in Havana on April 28, 1965.

1-4-1953. First issue of Atenea magazine is published.


Monthly literary, artistic, scientific and cultural information magazine. It was directed by Pedro Sánchez Borroto and had an

irregular publication. Among the editors were Pedro López Dorticós, Florentino Morales Hernández, Bienvenido Rumbaut

Yanes, Heriberto Palenque Díaz de Villegas, Nicolás Machado Rodríguez, Obdulio A. García González, Roberto Torres García

and Juan J. Fuxá Sanz, who were later joined by Alberto García Menéndez. It was the official organ of the Ateneo de

Cienfuegos and was dedicated to reviewing the activities of that institution. Among its best known contributors were Aldo

Menéndez, Alcides Iznaga, M. Isidro Méndez, Francisco Riverón, Félix Cabrera Martí. The issue corresponding to December

1953 was entirely dedicated to works on Martí for the centenary of his birth. The last issue found corresponds to March 1957.

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