Cuban Country Music Legend Radeúnda Lima Dies in Havana

Havana, Cuba – Radio Progreso in Havana reported the death of

Radeúnda Lima
, a key figure in Cuban country music (música campesina).
Radeúnda Lima died early in the morning on May 30 in Havana. She was a gifted performer and composer.
Radeúnda Lima was born August 28, 1923 in the province of Villa Clara. She
specialized in tonadas campesinas and sones montunos, accompanied by her brother Raúl,
a well known lute player and composer.

[Photo: courtesy of Tumi Music].

Author: World Music Central News Department

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