Label: Calle Mayor - IL0394 • Series: iLatina - 037 • Format: CD Album, Remastered • Country: Spain • Genre: Latin • Style: Bolero
Cachita was featured in the film Hemingway and Gellhorn He also grew to love music and asked his parents to permit him to become a full-time music student. He learned to play many musical instruments, among them the clarinettubaviolinpiano and guitar. He enlisted and was assigned to the U. The th was awarded the French Croix de guerre for battlefield gallantry by the President of France. In the s, he started writing songs and organized a trio called " Surprise Aha - Turbo Crew - Surprise Aha Borincano ".
There, he directed an orchestra and enrolled in Mexico's National Music Conservatory to further enrich his Si Pudiera (Canción Criolla) - Rafael Hernández - Rafael Hernández y Su Conjunto knowledge.
His wife and eventual widow is Mexican. That same year, he also wrote " Preciosa ". Many of his compositions were strongly based on Cuban musical idioms, such as the guaracha " Cachita " and the pachanga "Buchipluma na' ma'", which were often mistaken as songs by Cuban authors.
He was also the founder of little league baseball in Puerto Rico. President John F. Kennedy christened him "Mr. The special was simulcast on all TV and most island radio stations. The TV special was rebroadcast on May 13, Puerto Rico has honored his memory by naming public buildings, avenues and schools after him. The park is located at the easternmost tip of San Juan's Paseo de la Covadonga. According to an article in the New York Times :. On March 23,Casa Hernandez, the music store which served as Hernandez's booking agency and base of operations, was listed in the National Register of Historic Places, referenceas "Casa Amadeo, antigua Casa Hernandez".
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Puerto Rican musician, United States Army soldier. Anthony did his version of Preciosa. It may have been the night's most popular love song, precisely because it's not about a woman: it's about a whole island, instead. The African American National Biography. There is no information regarding the reason why he was given only his mother's last name.
FamilySearch in Spanish. Washington, D. National Archives and Records Administration. Retrieved Si Pudiera (Canción Criolla) - Rafael Hernández - Rafael Hernández y Su Conjunto February Latin American Rhythm Magazine. Retrieved 18 October Howe November Retrieved See also: "Accompanying 10 photos". Namespaces Article Talk. Views Read Edit View history. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.
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