Cuban Music Timeline

Timeline created by meghan-burr
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    Note: The date is done by the decade, so please ignore the dates at the top of the event slides. Thank you! Early 1900's:
    *Son music came to Havana.
    *Romantic ballards known as baleors were developed.
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    1920s:
    *Son became the most popular form of Cuban music.
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    1922:
    *Radio broadcasting began in the hope to popularize Son montuno and other popular forms of Cuban music.
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    1930:
    *Son was urbanized by adding instruments such as the trumpet.
    *Cuban music entered the United States.
    *Don Azpiazu had the first million dollar record known to Cuban music.
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    1939:
    *Mambo music began to develop.
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    1941:
    *The Tropicana Caberet Orchestro was led by Armando Romeu Jr, for 25 years. This orchestro presented Afro-cuban, Cuban Jazz, and American compositions.
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    1950:
    *The mamba first entered the United States.