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Rene Touzet Collection | University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection

By Fernando Espino

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ID: CHC5198

Creator: Touzet, René (1916-2003)

Extent: 2.0 Boxes

Languages: English, Spanish;Castilian

Abstract

The Rene Touzet Collection contains musical scores, lyric books, cassette tapes, and a handwritten note by Cuban composer and bandleader Rene Touzet.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Rene Touzet Collection contains musical scores, lyric books, cassette tapes, and a handwritten note by Cuban composer and bandleader Rene Touzet.

Biographical Note

René Touzet y Monte was a notable Cuban-American musician and bandleader. He led a sixteen-piece orchestra in Cuba before relocating to the United States in 1944, working with the likes of Frank Sinatra, Desi Arnaz, and Xavier Cugat. He had a relationship with Cuban singer Olga Guillot.

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Cuban Americans -- Music

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 chc@miami.edu for more information.

Preferred Citation: Rene Touzet Collection, Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

Processing Information: Minimal Record added by Fernando Espino, December 2013.




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