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Pepe Delgado Papers, 1954-1990 | University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection

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ID: CHC0459

Creator: Delgado, Pepe

Extent: 2.0 Boxes

Formats/Genres: Clippings, Sheet music

Languages: English, Spanish;Castilian


The papers document activities of Pepe Delgado (1917-1990), a Cuban musician and composer of popular music.

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The papers document activities of Pepe Delgado (1917-1990), a Cuban musician and composer of popular music. He left Cuba in the early 1960s and settled in the United States, dying in Miami in 1990. He was well known as a composer in Miami, New York, and throughout Latin America. The bulk of materials in this collection consist of manuscript and published music scores composed by Pepe Delgado. Various genres are represented in his compositions, such as waltzes, boleros, salsas, and merengues. The papers also include scrapbooks, photographs, correspondence, clippings and awards.

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Composers - Cuba
Composers - United States - 20th century

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Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Requests to publish or display materials from this collection require written permission from the rights owner.  Please, contact for more information.

Acquisition Method: Gift of Rubén Delgado,1995.

Preferred Citation: Pepe Delgado Papers, Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

Finding Aid Revision History: The collection-level record created by Beata Bergen, February 2010.

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