Cachao [López, Israel]
- Robin Moore
(b Havana, Cuba, Sept 14, 1918; d Coral Gables, FL, March 22, 2008). Cuban bassist and composer. He is perhaps best known for performances during his early career in the orchestra of Antonio Arcaño and his contributions to the development of the mambo genre in the late 1930s. López initiated his musical studies with Carlos González and with his father, Pedro López. In ...