Scope and Content
Title: Humberto Cane Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1938-1980
Collection number: 12
Creator: Humberto Cane 1918
15 linear ft.
University of California, Los Angeles. Library.
Chicano Studies Research Center, UCLA
Los Angeles, California 90095-1490
Abstract: This is a collection of Humberto Cane's
various papers, mainly sheet music and other papers related to
performances of his band.
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Physical location: This collection is stored off-site at
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Language of Material: Collection materials in English
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[Identification of item], Humberto Cane Papers, 12, Chicano Studies
Research Center, UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles.
This collection was given to the Chicano Studies Research Center by
the UCLA music library. Deed is not on file here at the CSRC archive or
at the UCLA music library. Provenance is inconclusive as of this
Born in Matanzas, Cuba in 1918, multi-instrumentalist and band leader
Humberto Cané organized one of the most highly regarded bands in
the musical history of Mexico--specificall in the genres of Mambo and
Cha Cha. In 1947 it was Cane's group that backed up Benny More in the
recording of a now famous 10-inch LP at the outset of the popularization
of Cha Cha and Mambo. Previously recording with Conjunto Matamoros, it
is said that his collaborations with El Barbaro del Ritmo had helped
spawn his particular soneo style.
Scope and Content
This is a collection of Humberto Cane's various papers, mainly sheet
music and other papers related to performances of his band.
To Facilitate the use of all types of web browsers, accents have been
Researchers who would like to indicate errors of fact or omissions in
this finding aid can contact the archivist at firstname.lastname@example.org
The following terms have been used to index the description of this
collection in the library's online public access catalog.