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Raul Murciano Collection | University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection

By Pablo Gil

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ID: CHC5295

Creator: Raúl Murciano

Extent: 5.0 Boxes

Abstract

This collection consists of various types of phonograph records documenting mostly Cuban and Afrocaribbean popular music, collected by Miami-born musician and composer Raul Murciano (b.1957).

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This collection consists of various types of phonograph records documenting mostly Cuban and Afrocaribbean popular music, collected by Miami-born musician and composer Raul Murciano (b.1957). Many of the records included in the collection were manufactured in Cuba. Other styles of music represented in the collection: Brazilian music, Latin American Folk music, Jazz.

Biographical Note

Miami-born composer/pianist, Raul Murciano, Jr. is Associate Dean of Administration at the University of Miami Frost School of Music. An award-winning writer and producer of music for television and film, Murciano’s earliest successes came as a founding member and performer with Gloria Estefan and the Miami Sound Machine. During his 35-year professional career, he has created commercial music cues; served as musical director and performer throughout the United States, Europe, and Latin America; and composed works for the concert stage, amongst other musical and professional activities.




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