The obituary is published by the Cuban media with reference to the ICM, the National Institute of Music. The cause of death of the artist, who “became a banner for Cuban pianists,” was not identified.
Lázaro Valdés Espinosa was born on December 17, 1940. Educated at the Moscow Conservatory. In the ’50s and ’60s he played in various big bands. Then in the Benny More Giant Band, conducting the orchestra after More’s death in 1963. He Winner of numerous awards.
Brother – musician Oscar Valdez Jr., son – pianist and leader of the band Bambolero Lázaro Valdez Jr.