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Bebo Valdes Pianist

Black Tears: A Loving Goodbye to Bebo Valdes

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.28.2013 | World
Yoani Sanchez

The sad history of Bebo Valdés is that during his entire time as an émigré, he was erased from the repertoire of Cuban culture in the national media -- until the worldwide success of Lagrimas Negras, a record the Cuban musical censors could not bury.

Cuban Piano Great Passes Away

AP | HAROLD HECKLE | Posted 05.22.2013 | Latino Voices

MADRID — Renowned Cuban pianist Bebo Valdes, a composer and bandleader who recorded with Nat "King" Cole, was musical director at Havana's legen...