June 20, 1930; Havana, Cuba
Journalism School; Havana in 1952 BA Social Sciences;
University of Havana, Havana, Cuba 1953. JD, Law School,
University of Havana, Havana, Cuba 1953. Admitted to the Bar, Puerto Rico,
Producer and host of CUBANACAN, weekly radio
program, 1979-1992; WIPR, WEUC and WRTU radio stations. Guest appearances
and panelist in radio and TV programs in Puerto Rico and other countries.
1981, 1985-1986 and 1988-1989 - INTRE Award,
from Instituto Teleradial de Puerto Rico, for Cubanacan Radio Program.
1994 - Festival del Caribe Medal, Cartagena, Colombia.
1994 - ARSC Award to Discografia de la Musica Cubana. (Association
for Recorded Sound Collectors) for best research in the field of recorded folk or ethnic music.
2009 - ARSC Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of a life's work in recorded sound research and publication.