But I have not yet gone to college.
Thereare only two seasons in this semitropical region.
Celia Cruz began entering the local radio talent shows winning fancycakes and more opportunities to compete and sing with the popular orchestrasof the time.
The averagetemperature range is from 73 F to 82 F.
Prado calls himself "a collector of cries and noises, elemental oneslike seagulls on the shore, winds through the trees, men at work in a foundry."To many Perez Prado was the creator of the mambo.
The fertile land surrounding the Cauto River supports cattlefarming.
Later distinguished composers associated with musical nationalism includedAmadeo Roldan and Alejandro Caturla; both found "Afrocubanismo" the mostappropriate source of national expression.
Land forms are not the only thing in Cuba that is diverse.
He gave many young composers a solid technical training, and he establishedthe Grupo Renovacion Musical in 1942 in Havana, a group that favored contemporarymusic.
The floraand fauna of Cuba is extremely varied.
The first definitive step in musical nationalism in Cuba was taken byIgnacio Cervantes (1847-1905), who was the most important composer of hisgeneration.
There are nearly 8,000 species ofplant life on the island.
Robredo Manuel Samuel, a productive composer, refinedthe contradanza with its typical dotted-figure attendant music, characteristicof the later habanera, danzon and other Latin American popular dance rhythms.