Latino Named World’s Oldest Living Man at 112

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Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez has been around for a long time. By that, we mean 112 years.

According to People, Sanchez-Blazquez was recently confirmed by Guinness World Records as the world’s oldest living man. This title was awarded to him following the June death of Japan's Jiroemon Kimura, who was 116.

Born on June 8, 1901 in the village of El Tejado de Bejar, Spain, Sanchez-Blazquez later emigrated to Cuba in 1918. Before moving to Cuba, a young Sanchez-Blazquez became known for playing the dulzania, which is a double-reed wind instrument. Sanchez-Blazquez taught himself to play the instrument, and used his talent to play at weddings and local celebrations.

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