Xavier Cugat

Xavier Cugat
1900 - 1990

Xavier Cugat  Spanish Conductor


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Xavier Cugat was previously married to Charo (1966 - 1978), Abbe Lane (1952 - 1964), Lorraine Allen (1947 - 1952), Carmen Castillo (1929 - 1947) and Rita Montaner (1918 - 1920).


Spanish Conductor Xavier Cugat was born Francesc d`Asís Xavier Cugat Mingall de Bru i Deulofeu on 1st January, 1900 in Girona, Cataluna, Spain and passed away on 27th Oct 1990 Barcelona, Cataluña, Spain aged 90. He is most remembered for The Rhumba King. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Xavier Cugat is a member of the following lists: Rhumba musicians, 20th-century Spanish musicians and Spanish emigrants to Cuba.


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Relationship Statistics

Married5 19 years, 9 months 10 years, 11 months 3 years
Total5 19 years, 9 months 10 years, 11 months 3 years


First Name Xavier
Last Name Cugat
Full Name at Birth Francesc d`Asís Xavier Cugat Mingall de Bru i Deulofeu
Alternative Name Cugie
Age 90 (age at death) years
Birthday 1st January, 1900
Birthplace Girona, Cataluna, Spain
Died 27th October, 1990
Place of Death Barcelona, Cataluña, Spain
Cause of Death Heart Failure
Build Large
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality Spanish
Occupation Text Singer, songwriter, actor, director. screenwriter
Occupation Conductor
Claim to Fame The Rhumba King
Music Genre Easy Listening, Cha-Cha
Year(s) Active 1925–1990
Music Style Big Band, World Fusion, Instrumental Pop, Jazz, Latin Jazz, Afro-Cuban Jazz, Lounge, Latin, Mambo, Cha-Cha, Rumba, Cuban Traditions
Music Mood Party/Celebratory, Rousing, Fun, Exuberant, Cheerful, Amiable/Good-Natured, Passionate, Romantic, Campy, Rollicking
Instrument Violin, Arranger, Bandleader, Leader
Official Websites http://www.xaviercugat.com

Xavier Cugat (1 January 1900 – 27 October 1990) was a Spanish-American bandleader and native of Spain who spent his formative years in Havana, Cuba. A trained violinist and arranger, he was a leading figure in the spread of Latin music in United States popular music. He was also a cartoonist. In New York, he was the leader of the resident orchestra at the Waldorf-Astoria before and after World War II. The personal papers of Xavier Cugat are preserved in the Biblioteca de Catalunya.

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Partner Comparison

Xavier Cugat90 CapricornConductor
Charo67 PiscesSinger
Abbe Lane85 SagittariusActress
Lorraine Allen-Singer
Carmen Castillo73
Rita Montaner57 GeminiActor


Taxi1980Short Film
Nunca en horas de clase1978El presidenteMovie
La gente quiere saber1973TV Show
The Phynx1970Xavier CugatMovie
The Monitors1969Bug for CultureMovie
The Lightship1963Movie
A sud niente di nuovo1957Movie
The Eddy Duchin Story1956Xavier Cugat (uncredited)Movie
Chicago Syndicate1955Benny ChicoMovie
Xavier Cugat and His Orchestra1952Orchestra LeaderShort Film
The Red Skelton Hour1951President of South American CountryTV Show
Neptune's Daughter1949Xavier CugatMovie
A Date with Judy1948Xavier CugatMovie
Luxury Liner1948Xavier CugatMovie
On an Island with You1948Xavier CugatMovie
This Time for Keeps1947Orchestra LeaderMovie
Holiday in Mexico1946Xavier CugatMovie
No Leave, No Love1946Xavier Cugat (as Xavier Cugat and His Orchestra)Movie
Week-End at the Waldorf1945Orchestra LeaderMovie
Two Girls and a Sailor1944Xavie CugatMovie
Stage Door Canteen1943Conductor of the Xavier Cugat OrchestraMovie
The Heat's On1943Orchestra LeaderMovie
You Were Never Lovelier1942Xavier Cugat (uncredited)Movie
Let's Go Latin1937Xavier CugatShort Film
Go West Young Man1936Orchestra LeaderMovie
The Lash1930Orchestra Leader (uncredited)Movie
Mexicana1929Xavier Cugat - Orchestra LeaderMovie
A Spanish Ensemble1928Band Leader (as X. Cugat and His Gigolos)Short Film
The Merry Widow1925Orchestra Leader (uncredited)Movie
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse1921Violinist (Tango Bar Scene) (uncredited)Movie
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LITTLE KOJAKJul 10, 2010

Cugie...rhumba rhumba rhumba...cha cha cha.


CARHUMBA....Cugie, el es el homre. Numbero uno conmigo...cha cha cha.


Very much to his credit, Cugie was involved romantically with some of the most beautiful and talented latinas as well as a few Americans. And his Latin Beat goes on.

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