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150 CENTIMETERS OF INFINITE COURAGE – Violeta Parra: One of the founders of the politically inflected Nueva Canción

Unique, incomparable, unattainable Dressed in simplicity, with long hair on the face marked by smallpox, she sang the difference between true and false. Her father was a music teacher and her mother was a tailor. 4 October, her birthdate, was chosen “Chilean Musicians’ Day”. Acknowledged as “the Mother of Latin American folk”, renewaded Chilean folk music. Violeta Parra https://www.violetaparra100.cl/biografia/, born …

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