(IN TOUCH WITH) THE FOLKLORE REALITY RAE ARGENTINA TO THE WORLD

Atahualpa Yupanqui

Atahualpa Yupanqui (in quechua “the one who comes from far off lands to say sth”), is the pseudonym used by Héctor Roberto Chavero Aramburo, who was born in Pergamino on Jan 31, 1908 and passed away in Nîmes, France, on May 23, 1992. “Don Ata” was a songwriter, guitar player, poet and writer and an Argentine pride.
He is considered the most important Argentine folklore musician and his compositions which have been interpreted by top interpreters such as Mercedes Sosa, Pedro Aznar, Los Chalchaleros, Horacio Guarany, Jorge Cafrune, Alfredo Zitarrosa, José Larralde, Víctor Jara, Ángel Parra, Jairo, Andrés Calamaro, Divididos, among many others, still integrate the repertoire of lots of artists in Argentina and in different countries of the world.

Production: Julieta Galván / Technical operator: Julián Carballo  / The voice: Mirian Turkula

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