Rest in Peace Bebo

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23/03/2013 by Don Quijones

imagesBebo Valdes, one of the leading figures of the golden age of Cuban music, passed away yesterday, at the ripe age of 94. His virtuoso piano playing and composition skills will be sorely missed by music lovers the world over.

In memory of the great man, whose career spanned a staggering eight decades, we leave you with a few of the hauntingly evocative songs he recorded with Flamenco legend Diego la Cigala for their critically acclaimed 2002 album Lágrimas Negras.

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