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Compay Segundo (1907–2003)


Compay Segundo was born on November 18, 1907 in Siboney, Cuba as Máximo Francisco Repilado Múñoz. He died on July 13, 2003 in Havana, Cuba. See full bio »

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(age 95) in Havana, Cuba

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Known For

Buena Vista Social Club
Buena Vista Social Club Music Department
(1999)
Keeping the Faith
Keeping the Faith Soundtrack
(2000)
Don't Worry, I'm Fine
(2006)

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 2014 The Wrong Mans (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- X-Mans (2014) ... (writer: "537 Cuba" - uncredited)
 2010 Dexter (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hop a Freighter (2010) ... (writer: "Chan Chan" - uncredited)
 2010 De Lolita a Lola (Video documentary) (writer: "Sarandonga")
 2008 Banda sonora (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #4.12 (2008) ... (performer: "Veinte años")
 2006 Don't Worry, I'm Fine (performer: "536 Cuba" - as M.F. Repilado Munoz)
 2006 The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil (Documentary) (writer: "Cuando Ya No Me Quieras", "Mal Herido", "La Rumba Y el Guaguancó", "Chan Chan")
 2004 En Nochebuena con los Lunnis y sus amigos (TV Movie) (writer: "Sarandonga")
 2002 Yank Tanks (Documentary) (writer: "537-Cuba")
 2001 Academia de baile Gloria (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Limando asperezas (2001) ... (writer: "Sarandonga" - as Máximo Francisco Repilado)
 2000 Keeping the Faith (performer: "Saludo a Chango")
 1999 Great Railway Journeys (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Guantanamo to Pinar Del Rio (1999) ... (writer: "Chan Chan")
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He developed a unique seven-string guitar that he called the "armonica", which had a doubled middle string to add harmonics for Cuban "SON" rhythms. See more »

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Hat and cigar. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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