Orlando "Cachaito" López

Bassist, Musical Artist

1933 – 2009

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Who was Orlando "Cachaito" López?

Candelario Orlando "Cachaíto" López Vergara was a Cuban bassist, who has gained international attention especially since his involvement in the Buena Vista Social Club recordings.

He was nicknamed Cachaíto after his uncle, the famous bassist and innovator of mambo music Israel "Cachao" López.

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Born
Feb 2, 1933
Havana
Also known as
  • Cachaito Lopez
  • Orlando Cahaito Lopez
  • Orlando Lopez
  • Lopez, Orlando "Cachaito"
  • Orlando 'Cachaíto' López
  • Orlando 'Cachaito' Lopez
Parents
Nationality
  • Cuba
Profession
Died
Feb 9, 2009
Havana

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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