Cándido Fabré

Cándido Fabré (born in San Luis, Santiago de Cuba) is a Cuban musician, song writer, and singer, famous for his art of improvisation.


Fabré made himself famous as the songwriter, arranger and main vocalist with "La Original de Manzanillo",[1] which he joined in 1983.

Fabre is known to create a son from any given situation or expression. As a Cuban songwriter, Candido has written over 1,000 songs which have been performed by artists such as Orquesta Aragón, Los Van Van, Manguare, Issac Delgado, Ritmo Oriental and Los Karachi. On the international scene, his songs have been performed by Celia Cruz, Oscar D'Leon and José Alberto "El Canario".[citation needed]


Fabre formed his band, Candido Fabre y su Banda, in 1992. His 14 piece band features Cuban charanga musicians. Candido and his band have toured all over the world and shared the stage with other Latin musicians including Grupo Niche, Cuco Valoy, Wilfrido Vargas, and Oscar D'León.[citation needed]

Candido Fabre y su Banda has been in demand in Europe for over 4 years and was one of the first ever Cuban bands to perform at major venues. During their three European tours they have played over 80 concerts in Britain, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, Germany, Portugal, Switzerland, Ireland and Spain.[citation needed]

Discography[citation needed]Edit

  • Echale Picante Al Son
  • Ya Esta Aqui El Tren De Oriente
  • Cubano Soy (2007)
  • La Habana quiere guarachar contigo (2000)
  • Poquito a Poco (1998)


  1. ^ Ankeny, Jason. "allmusic ((( Cándido Fabré > Biography )))". Allmusic. Retrieved 24 July 2010.