Compay Segundo

Birthday
Nov 18, 1907

Bio: A veteran guitarist whose innovation helped to fuel the Cuban music scene of the 1940s, Compay Segundo's career as a musician received a healthy second wind thanks to director Wim Wenders' 1998 documentary Buena Vista Social Club. Born Maximo Francisco Repilado Munoz in November 1907, Segundo began performing as a musician in his teens. He soon put his instrumental… More

Compay Segundo Videos

Buena Vista Social Club
2 minutes 32 seconds

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