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Osvaldo Farrés Papers, 1940-1986 | University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection

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ID: CHC5186

Creator: Farrés, Osvaldo

Extent: 2.0 Boxes

Formats/Genres: Photographs, Scores and parts

Languages: English, Spanish;Castilian

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The papers document professional activities of Osvaldo Farrés as a composer who composed both songs and lyrics.  The bulk of papers consists of the scores of the songs that were translated into many languages and recorded by top singing stars e.g., "Quizás, Quizás, Quizás" (Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps) and "Toda Una Vida"(Until Tomorrow).  The materials also include photographs, clippings, diplomas honoring Farrés' musical achievements, magazines, programs and a multicultural school calendar for year 1980 featuring Hispanic role models for children.

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Composers - Cuba
Money - Cuba

Administrative Information

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 Fina Farrés, 2006.

Preferred Citation: Osvaldo Farrés Papers, Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

Finding Aid Revision History: The collection-level record was created by Beata Bergen, November 2009.

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