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Antonio Machín: The Spanish Nat King Cole

Posted by: Taru Spiegel

(The following is a post by Juan Manuel Pérez, reference specialist, with intern Elliot Hung, Hispanic Division.) The great Cuban singer Antonio Machín, often referred to as the Spanish Nat King Cole, brought international recognition to the bolero, romantic ballads, and popular Afro-Cuban music. He was born in Sagua la Grande (Cuba) on January 17, 1903,[1] …