Armando Oréfiche

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Armando Oréfiche (Havana, Cuba 5 June 1911 – Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, December 2000)[1] was a Cuban composer and pianist in the mid-20th century.

Oréfiche was one of many artists who played with the Lecuona Cuban Boys between 1935 and 1938.[2]

Oréfiche led the Armando Oréfiche and his Havana Cuban Boys band, a ballroom rumba band, until the 1980s when they dissolved. Oréfiche subsequently took a position as pianist at the five-star Hotel Reina Isabel of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.


  1. ^ "Encuentro – Semblanzas – Fallece a los 89 años Armando Oréfiche". Retrieved 22 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Composers and Lyricists Database". Big Bands Database Plus. 1988. Archived from the original on 7 January 2009. Retrieved 8 February 2009.