Label: Columbia - C 7045 • Format: Vinyl LP, Compilation • Country: Spain • Genre: Latin • Style: Bolero
His early years were difficult: he was forced to work at the age of eight to help pay some ¡Hola. his father's numerous debts.
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A priest that walked by heard him and immediately encouraged him to sing at a party. Thus, he focused on singing popular music. At the age of twenty he had become the idol of the young women in his neighbourhood. He worked as a mason, also travelling across Cuba as a singer. He joined several trios, quartets and sextets. It became the first Cuban song to become a hit in the U. In he moved to Europeliving in London and Paris before settling in Madrid in the late s, where he would remain until his death.
He also had an extensive recording career singing with various Spanish bands; the total of recordings in Europe may be as many as four hundred,  giving him a lifetime total of about numbers recorded. If that is approximately right, he would be one of the most recorded Cuban singers of the 20th century, but behind Celia Cruz.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Antonio Machin. Linford John* - Going Solo la GrandeCuba. MadridSpain. Cuba portal. It is not so easy to check on record sales from those days, but a million copies of the 78rpm would seem quite reasonable.
February 11, Sagua la GrandeCuba. August 4, MadridSpain. Cemetery of San FernandoSevilleSpain.
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