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Cuba: Sony to Distribute Thousands of Works by Cuban Musicians

HAVANA TIMES – The multinational Sony will distribute internationally the catalog of the Cuban musical company EGREM, which has more than 10,000 works of diverse genres and renowned musicians such as Benny More, Chucho Valdes and Omara Portuondo, reported dpa news on Thursday.

The agreement will allow Sony ATV Music Publishing to grant license rights to songs from the catalog of the Cuban state-owned Record and Musical Editions Company (EGREM) to clients in the television, film, streaming and other services sectors.

The agreement was signed between the general director of the EGREM, Mario Escalona, and the president of Sony, Guy Henderson.

“Cuba has a rich musical wealth that has not been exploited and that is why it is a privilege for Sony to participate in this agreement with the purpose of expanding Cuban music and making sure that the rest of the world enjoys it,” said the Sony director at the signing of the agreement.

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