Faustino Oramas, 'El Guayabero' biography

Faustino Oramas, 'El Guayabero'

Musical Artist

1911 – 2007

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Who was Faustino Oramas, 'El Guayabero'?

Faustino Oramas Osorío, El Guayabero, was a Cuban singer, tres guitarist and composer, the last surviving member of the traditional Cuban trova. Most of his repertoire consisted of sons and guaracha-sons, many with double entendres in the lyrics. One of his compositions was included in the Buena Vista Social Club album.

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Born
Jan 4, 1911
Holguín
Also known as
  • Faustino Oramas
  • Faustino Oramas Osorío
  • El Guayabero
  • Guayabero, El
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Died
Mar 27, 2007
Holguín

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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