Spanish musicians who died due to Cardiovascular disease

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Xavier Cugat

Xavier Cugat (January 1, 1900 Girona-October 27, 1990 Barcelona) also known as Xaviar Cugat, Francesc d'Asís Xavier Cugat Mingall de Bru i Deulofeu, Cugat, Xavier, The Rumba King, Cugie, Xavier Cugat and Charo, X. Cugat and His Gigolos, Francisco de Asís Javier Cugat Mingall de Bru y Deulofeu or Francis Cugat was a Spanish film score composer, actor, film director, screenwriter, singer, songwriter, bandleader, violinist, music arranger and cartoonist.

Discography: 16 Most Requested Songs, Besame mucho, Best of Xavier Cugat, Cocktail Hour, Cugi's Cocktails, Golden Classics, Merengue By Cugat, Rumba Rumbero, The Best of Xavier Cugat and His Orchestra and The Latin Rhythms of Xavier Cugat.

Xavier Cugat was born in Girona, Spain, and his family later moved to Havana, Cuba where he spent most of his childhood. He began his music career as a violinist in the Havana Symphony Orchestra, but eventually moved to Los Angeles in the 1920s to pursue a career in Hollywood. He quickly became a popular bandleader and Latin American music ambassador, known for popularizing the rumba and other Latin rhythms in the United States.

Cugat is also credited with introducing the conga line dance to American audiences. He frequently collaborated with his wife, Abbe Lane, who was also a singer and actress, and the two became known as a glamorous and talented showbiz power couple.

In addition to his musical career, Cugat was also a prolific artist and cartoonist who created many album covers, posters, and magazine illustrations throughout his career. He passed away in Barcelona at the age of 90, leaving behind a rich legacy of Latin American music and cultural influence in the United States.

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