Adalberto Álvarez

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Adalberto Álvarez
Born (1948-11-22) November 22, 1948 (age 71)
Havana, Cuba
Occupation(s)Composer, director
Associated actsSon 14
Adalberto Alvarez y su Son

Adalberto Álvarez (born 1948 in Havana)[1] is a Cuban pianist, director and composer.

During the 1970s, Álvarez attended the National School of Arts in Havana. He started the Cuban band Son 14 in the 1970s and disbanded it in the 1980s.[2] In 1984, Álvarez started the group Adalberto Alvarez y su Son, which he directs today.[3] The genre of his music is son, a style of music that originated in Cuba.[1]


  1. ^ a b Navarro Torres, Jorge (1989-07-17). "Adalberto Álvarez, the gentleman of the Cuban 'son' music". Radio Cadena Agramonte. Archived from the original on 2011-09-29. Retrieved 2009-10-28.
  2. ^ Davies, Robin (2001-03-22). "¡Agua, por favor!". News & Review. Archived from the original on 2019-07-09. Retrieved 2009-10-28.
  3. ^ Cazares, David (2001-03-30). "The Sounds of Cuba, Yesterday and Today". South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Retrieved 2009-10-28.

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