Considered the Pioneer of the Symphony in Cuba
ROIG, Gonzalo (1890-1979). Composer of operettas, conductor. He found the Symphony Orchestra of La Habana (1922) being its conductor. He is considered the Pioneer of Symphony in Cuba. He found the National Opera (1938) and was the conductor. He composed one of the most famous Cuban songs of the last century “Quiereme Mucho”.
AMuQs, Roig has penned two lines of music to his big hit “La Lagrima Infinita” (The Infinite Tear) on printed music paper measuring appx. 3.75”x9". He has identified the music and inscribed, signed and dated this piece: “La Habana, Febrero, 14/1945” (on Valentines Day). A very desirable piece and in fine condition...............$495.00