Ernesto Lecuona

1895 - 1963

Ernesto Lecuona

Ernesto Lecuona y Casado (Spanish pronunciation: [eɾˈnesto leˈkwona]; August 7, 1896 – November 29, 1963) was a Cuban composer and pianist of worldwide fame. He composed over six hundred pieces, mostly in the Cuban vein, and was a pianist of exceptional skill. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ernesto Lecuona has received more than 161,003 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 550th most popular composer.

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  • 21

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Among composers, Ernesto Lecuona ranks 550 out of 1,008Before him are François Devienne, John Bull, Eduard Tubin, Conradin Kreutzer, Francisco Guerrero, and Giacinto Scelsi. After him are Georg Christoph Wagenseil, Ludwig Senfl, Igor Markevitch, Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Boris Asafyev, and Sun Ra.

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Among people born in 1895, Ernesto Lecuona ranks 101Before him are Michel Simon, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Princess Margaret of Denmark, Matthew Ridgway, Bertil Lindblad, and Prescott Bush. After him are Jacques Brugnon, Heinrich Eberbach, Lucian Blaga, Lij Iyasu of Ethiopia, Jakov Gotovac, and Liaquat Ali Khan. Among people deceased in 1963, Ernesto Lecuona ranks 61Before him are Seth Barnes Nicholson, Alexander Marinesko, Adrian Carton de Wiart, Rikidōzan, Dinah Washington, and Karl Amadeus Hartmann. After him are Georg Lindemann, Ngô Đình Nhu, Jacques Villon, Gustaf Gründgens, Ernst Marischka, and Gustave Garrigou.

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In Cuba

Among people born in Cuba, Ernesto Lecuona ranks 39 out of 138Before him are Chelo Alonso (1933), Nicolás Guillén (1902), Ramón Grau (1881), Carlos Puebla (1917), Tomás Estrada Palma (1835), and Vilma Espín (1930). After him are Rubén González (1919), Wifredo Lam (1902), Manuel Urrutia Lleó (1901), Carlos Finlay (1833), Arnaldo Ochoa (1930), and José-Maria de Heredia (1842).

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Among composers born in Cuba, Ernesto Lecuona ranks 2Before him are Leo Brouwer (1939).

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