El rey de las octavas

Original Title: "El rey de las octavas"
Author: Emma Romeu

Book review: Recounts the life of the famous Cuban violinist Claudio Brindis de Salas, a black child in XIX century Cuba who was born free and who began his career as a musical prodigy to become a noted concert musician in Paris, while slavery still existed on the island. (By Nellie B. Mulkay)