(Prensa Latina – Cumbancha) Havana, Cuba – A bronze sculpture of the Cuban
Segundo will be unveiled at Havana’s Hotel Nacional on December 30, on the
anniversary of the establishment. Cuban artist Alberto Lescay is the author of
the sculpture in honor of Francisco Repilado Muñoz, who was born in Siboney
Beach, in Santiago de Cuba on November 18, 1907 and passed away in Havana on
July 14, 2003. Compay Segundo traveled the world promoting the Cuban identity.
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.