- Ernesto Lecuona Rare
Vintage Signed Photograph
Lecuona (1896-1963). Cuban Composer.
Uncommon, Rare Vintage Photograph Signed, being a postcard
sized image, 4 in. by 6 in., with a photographer's imprint on
the surface and rubber stamp imprint on verso marked Buenos Aires.
Close-up head and shoulders portrait staring intensely into the
camera. Inscribed on the lower margin in green, in Spanish: "Para
Andres Perez, Ernesto Lecuona, B. Aries 1936."
- Ernesto Lecuona wrote more than 400 songs
in virtually every form, including 50 theatrical pieces, 31 orchestral
works, and 11 soundtracks for the cinema. Lecuona wrote from
cantatas to piano pieces, but his songs are by far the best remembered
works, including his popular songs "Malaguena" and
"The Breeze and I," which BMI listed as a having received
over one million airplays. Among other popular songs are "Dust
on the Moon," "Say Si Si," "Jungle Drums,"
"Always in My Heart," "Siboney," "La
Comparsa," and "Maria My Own (Maria O Lao)." In
very fine condition. Ideal for framing. $795.00