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Don Tosti
Birth: 1923
El Paso
El Paso County
Texas, USA
Death: Aug. 2, 2004
Palm Springs
Riverside County
California, USA

Musician. Born Edmundo Martinez Tostado in El Paso, Texas, he was a composer who blended elements of jazz, boogie and blues to create the Latin "Pachuco" sound of the 1940s-era Zoot Suit culture. He was best remembered for his hit "Pachuco Boogie." Recorded in 1948, it was the first million-selling Latin song. He played with many major bandleaders, including including Jimmy Dorsey, Charlie Barnett and Les Brown. (bio by: Richard Lombard) 
 
Burial:
Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Hollywood
Los Angeles County
California, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Richard Lombard
Record added: Mar 24, 2005
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Don Tosti
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Don Tosti
Added by: Richard Lombard
 
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- Beth J. M.
 Added: Aug. 2, 2013
Rest in peace
- Cindy
 Added: Aug. 2, 2013

- Jackie Howard
 Added: Aug. 2, 2012
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