Eduardo Munoz Bachs Biography

The great cuban poster designer and children's book illustrator Eduardo Munoz Bachs has died in Havana on July 22, 2001 .

Born on April 12, 1937 in Valencia, Spain, Bachs came to Cuba with his parents in 1941. With no formal training in graphic design, he made the first poster, in 1960, for the ICAIC, the Instituto Cubano de Arte e Industria Cinematografica that was founded shortly after the cuban revolution to produce and promote cuban films.

He is counted among the greatest cuban poster designers, .. el maestro del cartel cubano de todos los tiempos.