In 1511 Diego Velazquez began the conquest of the island.
Velazquez's reputation and legends of wealth drew many immigrants to the island.
Bayamo was the third of the seven cities founded by Diego Velazquez, and was established in 1513.
Baracoa is the oldest town in Cuba, having been settled by Diego Velazquez in 1512.
Cuba was occupied by Diego de Velazquez in 1511.
In the 16th and 17th centuries, painting replaced architecture as the distinctive art of Andalusia; and many of the foremost Spanish painters, including Velazquez and Murillo, were natives of this province.
In the cathedral, which is in better taste than the cathedral of Havana, Diego Velazquez (c. 1460-1524), conqueror of Cuba, was buried.
The place was founded in 1514 by Diego Velazquez, and the capital of the island was removed thither from Baracoa.
Painting grew from a homely stock, until the work of Velazquez showed that Spanish masters in this branch were fully abreast of their Italian compeers and contemporaries.
It lay not in the German genius to escape from the preoccupations and the limitations of the middle ages, for this reason mainly that what we call medieval was to a very large extent Teutonic. But on the Spanish peninsula, in the masterpieces of Velazquez, Cervantes, Camoens, Calderon, we emerge into an atmosphere of art, definitely national, distinctly modern, where solid natural forms stand before us realistically modelled, with light and shadow on their rounded outlines, and where the airiest creatures of the fancy take shape and weave a dance of rhythmic, light, incomparable intricacy.
comely maid Catalina (Nadine Velazquez ), they set off to right more wrongs.
Besame Mucho is a song written by a young Mexican girl named Consuelo Velazquez.
Young Consuelo Velazquez's ballad might have humble origins, but many of the 20th century's most influential musicians have embraced the subtle beauty of her composition.
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