Artist Catalog

Rosendo Ruiz

Born: March 1 1885
Born in: Santiago de Cuba, Oriente Province
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Rosendo Ruiz

Rosendo Ruiz Suárez (1 March 1885 – 1 January 1983) was a Cuban singer, guitarist and composer, considered one of the founders of the trova. He wrote over 200 songs in a variety of styles ranging from canción and bolero to guajira and bambuco. Although he was a popular performer, founding several successful groups, he made very few recordings. He lived for almost a century, having a great influence on the music of his country.