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Ferrer, Ibrahim, 1927-2005

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Personal name headingFerrer, Ibrahim, 1927-2005
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Variant(s)Ferrer Planas, Ibrahim, 1927-2005
Planas, Ibrahim Ferrer, 1927-2005
See alsoCorporate body: Buena Vista Social Club (Musical group)
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Birth date19270220
Death date20050806
Place of birthSan Luis, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
Place of deathHavana (Cuba)
Field of activityBoleros (Music)
Profession or occupationSinger Musician
Found inBuena Vista Social Club [SR] p1997: label (Ibrahim Ferrer) insert (b. 1927, Santiago [Cuba]; singer)
Buena Vista Social Club, c1999: credits (Ibrahim Ferrer) dialogue (b. 1927 in San Luis, Santiago [Cuba]; Ibrahim Ferrer Planas)
New York times WWW site, Aug. 8, 2005 (Ibrahim Ferrer; b. 1927 at a social club dance in Santiago de Cuba; d. Saturday [Aug. 6, 2005], Havana, aged 78; Cuban singer whose life included one of popular music's most triumphant second acts)
Wikipedia, Aug. 13, 2013 (Ibrahim Ferrer; born February 20, 1927 in San Luis near the city of Santiago de Cuba; died August 6, 2005 in Havana; Afro-Cuban singer and musician. He performed with many musical groups including the Conjunto Sorpresa, Orquesta Chepin-Choven and Afro-Cuban All Stars; primarily performing son, guaracha and other up-tempo songs. Later in life, Ferrer became a member of the internationally successful Buena Vista Social Club and Ferrer's talent as a bolero singer become widely known)