Top Desi Arnaz Albums
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Vintage Cuba No. 156 - EP: Babalu'
Vintage Cuba No. 156 - EP: Babalu'
[2011]
Cuban Originals: Desi Arnaz
Cuban Originals: Desi Arnaz
[1999]
Related Information for Desi Arnaz
Desi Arnaz (March 2, 1917 – December 2, 1986), born Desiderio Alberto Arnaz y de Acha III in Santiago, Cuba, began his career by chance as a professional musician during the depression, singing, playing guitar and percussion for a Latin orchestra in Miami. He moved to New York to perform in a group conducted by Xavier Cugat. In 1939, his wild conga drum antics got him a break starring on Broadway in the successful musical Too Many Girls, and he went to Hollywood to appear in the 1940 movie version, where he met co-star and future wife Lucille Ball. Prior to meeting Ball, Arnaz had formed own band. He appeared at The Conga Club, Miami, Florida, and at as the star attraction at La Conga in Manhattan during the height of the late 193... read more