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Chano Pozo
Birth: Jan. 7, 1915
Death: Dec. 2, 1948

Cuban Musician, Composer. He introduced the "tumbadoras" (Cuban Drums) in jazz orchestra. He gained great success in La Habana with Miguelito Valdés and with the Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra in Carnegie Hall. He became one of the pioneers of Afrocuban Jazz. He died in El Rio Cafe of New York, when he was shot in a fight. Among his compositions are "Manteca," "Abasi," "El Pin Pin," "Anana Boroco Tinde" and "Zarabanda". (bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) 
 
Burial:
Cementerio de Cristóbal Colón
Havana
La Habana, Cuba
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
Record added: Mar 21, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8542085
Chano Pozo
Added by: Ron Moody
 
Chano Pozo
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Added by: Julio and Nannette WORRELL SERRA
 
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- Cindy
 Added: Dec. 2, 2012

- Dragon
 Added: Nov. 5, 2012
I'm sorry you were taken from us so tragically, Chano. Rest in Peace. See you in Heaven.
- Mary
 Added: Jun. 12, 2012
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