Musician brothers Cesar and Nestor leave Cuba for America in the 1950s, hoping to hit the top of the Latin music scene. Cesar is the older brother, the business manager, and the ladies' man. Nestor is the brooding songwriter, who cannot forget the woman in Cuba who broke his heart. Written by
With a suitcase full of song, Hearts filled with passion, two brothers come to America in search of a dream.
Did You Know?
It is 1952 and the family is watching an episode of the TV series Cheyenne
which did not premiere until 1955. See more
He thinks he's the last Coca Cola in the desert.
Honey, he is.
Original music by José Fernández Díaz
Musical adaption by Pete Seeger
, Julian Orbon
and Hector Angulo
Lyrics adaption by Julian Orbon
Based on a poem by José Martí
Performed by Celia Cruz See more