Ibrahim Ferrer, Afro-Cuban singer and musician from Cuba. He performed with many musical groups including the Conjunto Sorpresa and Afro-Cuban All Stars. He was known stateside as the voice and member of the internationally successful, Grammy Award winning 'Buena Vista Social Club' (he is on its album cover (worth a listen)). At age 72 he won a Latin Grammy for Best New Artist and two years later, a Grammy, but couldn't enter the US. He has been called the Cuban Nat King Cole. R.I.P.