Label: Seeco - CELP 4450,Seeco - CELP-4450 • Series: Celebrity Series • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Stereo • Country: US • Genre: Latin •
Born on October 24,he was the author of hundreds of popular songs in the Latin American repertoire. As a child, he learned the craft of cigar making, from which he made a modest living. He also grew to love music and asked his parents to permit him to become a full-time music student. He learned to play many musical instruments, among them the clarinet, tuba, violin, piano and guitar. At the age of 14, he played for the Cocolia Orquestra. He enlisted and was assigned to the U. The th was awarded the French Croix de guerre for battlefield gallantry by the President of France.
In the s, he started writing songs and organized a trio called "Trio Borincano". There, he directed an orchestra and enrolled in Mexico's National Music Conservatory to further enrich his musical knowledge. His wife and eventual widow is Mexican. Ya se escucha de los Lamento Borincano - José Melis - Plays The Latin Way La alegre diana. Amanece, Amanece. Y las flores, van despertando. That same year, he also wrote "Preciosa". His music became an important part of Puerto Rican culture.
He was also the founder of little league baseball in Puerto Rico. President John F. Kennedy christened him "Mr. The special was simulcast on all TV and most island radio stations.
The TV special was rebroadcast on May 13, Legacy Puerto Rico has honored his memory by naming public buildings, avenues and schools after him. The park is located at the easternmost tip of San Juan's Paseo de la Covadonga.
On March 23,Casa Hernandez, the music store which served as Hernandez's booking agency and base of operations, The Right Thing - Simply Red - Soon Come listed in the National Register of Lamento Borincano - José Melis - Plays The Latin Way Places, referenceas "Casa Amadeo, antigua Casa Hernandez".