Promotion card by Philips, no. GF 025 66/13.
Xavier Cugat (1900 – 1990) was a Spanish-American bandleader who spent his formative years in Havana, Cuba. A trained violinist and arranger, he was a key personality in the spread of Latin music in United States popular music. In New York, his was the leader of the resident orchestra at the Waldorf-Astoria before and after World War II.