Cuban music stars who deceased at age 79

Here are 8 famous musicians from Cuba died at 79:

Alberto Herrera y Franchi

Alberto Herrera y Franchi (September 1, 1874 Cuba-March 18, 1954 Havana) was a Cuban personality.

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Wifredo Lam

Wifredo Lam (December 8, 1902 Sagua La Grande-September 11, 1982 Paris) was a Cuban personality.

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Desiderio Alberto Arnaz II

Desiderio Alberto Arnaz II (March 8, 1894 Santiago de Cuba-May 31, 1973 Miami) a.k.a. Desiderio Alberto Arnaz y Alberni II was a Cuban politician. He had two children, Desi Arnaz and Connie Arnaz.

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Lázaro Ros

Lázaro Ros (May 11, 1925 Havana-February 8, 2005) a.k.a. Lazaro Ros or Ros, Lázaro was a Cuban singer.

His most important albums: Orisha Ayé. Shangó, Yamayá and .

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Chico O'Farrill

Chico O'Farrill (October 28, 1921 Havana-June 27, 2001 New York City) also known as Arturo "Chico" O'Farrill, Chico O'Farril or The Duke Ellington of Latin Jazz was a Cuban composer, music arranger, conductor and trumpeter. He had two children, Georgina O'Farrill and Arturo O'Farrill.

His albums: Carambola, Nine Flags, Cuban Blues: The Chico O'Farrill Sessions, Heart of a Legend, Cuban Blues: The Chico O'Farrill Sessions (disc 2), Fiebre Tropical and Spanish Rice. Genres he performed include Blues, Big Band, Bebop, Afro-Cuban jazz, Latin jazz and Mambo.

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Inés Rodena

Inés Rodena (April 20, 1905 Havana-April 15, 1985 Miami) was a Cuban screenwriter.

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Santiago Álvarez

Santiago Álvarez (March 18, 1919 Cuba-May 20, 1998 Havana) also known as Santiago Alvarez, Santiago Alvarez Roman or Santiago Álvarez Román was a Cuban film director, screenwriter and film producer.

He died caused by parkinson's disease.

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Mario Coyula Cowley

Mario Coyula Cowley (June 16, 1935 Havana-July 7, 2014 Havana) also known as Mario Coyula was a Cuban architect and actor. He had one child, Miguel Coyula.

He died caused by cancer.

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