He stands out as a relevant composer, piano player, and orchestra director. In 1934, when he was only 14 years old, he composes his first musical piece, the “Marina” waltz. After that he would create immortal works such as “No puedo ser feliz” (I Can not Be Happy), “Cuando tú me quieras” (When You Love Me), “Al fin amor” (At Last, My Love), “Profecía” (Profecy), “Te espero en la eternidad” (I Await You in Eternity), “Es tan fácil mentir” (It’s So Easy to Lie), and “Libre de Pecado” (Free of Sin). In August 1960 he is appointed president of the Cuban Institute of Musical Rights and some time after that, he also worked in the organization and direction of the giant choir of the Union of Workers of Cuba. Each year a musical contest is held to his memory in Havana attended by the best figures of the country.