Tuesday, February 10, 2009

In memoriam: Caridad Hierrezuelo - Cuba

(Born: 1924 Santiago De Cuba, died Havana Feb.9th 2009)
84 años
R.I.P. / Ibayé bayé tonu

"Guarapo, Pimienta Y Sal"
with Tata Güines & "Yeyito" Iglesias.
"El Negro" Vivar trumpet,
Reynaldo &
Lorenzo Hierrezuelo coro.

Born in Santiago de Cuba, her father a tres player, her mother a singer, she had 10 brothers...
two of whom were 'Lorenzo Hierrezuelo' ("Los Compadres") and 'Reynaldo Hierrezuelo' ("Rey Caney")
Often during one song she was able to hold a very long note, without circular breathing.

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