Jorge Serguera

 

Age: 76

 

Summary: Cuban official who banned the Beatles from the Communist-run island's radio and TV stations in the 1970's at the time he was president of the Cuban Institute of Radio & Television, and who said in a 2001 interview that he was following orders from high government officials who viewed the British band's music as a threat to the revolution.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: circa 1932

 

Died: February 3, 2009

 

Location: Havana, Cuba