Friday, March 24, 2006

Buena Vista singer Pio Leyva dies

'Cuban singer Pio Leyva, who gained global fame with the Buena Vista Social Club group, has died at the age of 88. Leyva died of a heart attack on Wednesday evening, just days after suffering a stroke, his family said. His work with the late guitarist Compay Segundo - perhaps the best known of the Buena Vista group - stretched back to the early 1950s. They joined forces again in the late 1990s when the Grammy award-winning Buena Vista group was formed...' More


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