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In this Oct. 9, 2008 file photo, Cuban pianist Bebo Valdes, right, and his son Chucho Valdes perform during a joint concert at the Casa de America in Madrid, Spain. Bebo Valdes died Friday, March 22, 2013 in Sweden, according to the Society of Spanish Authors without specifying the cause of death. He was 94. (AP Photo/Paul White, File) Copyright 2008, The Associated Press

Cuban pianist Bebo Valdes dies in Sweden at age 94

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MADRID (AP) — Renowned Cuban pianist Bebo Valdes, a composer and bandleader who recorded with Nat "King" Cole, was musical director at Havana's legendary Tropicana Club and a key participant in the golden age of Cuban music has died in Sweden at age 94.

The news of his death was confirmed by Cincy Byram, the agent of Valdes' son Chuco Valdes, who is a well-known musician in his own right. A cause of death was not given.

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