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Violeta Parra Una Biografia

Victor Herrero Aguayo

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Lumen
01 March 2017
Individual actors & performers; Biography: general; Biography: arts & entertainment; Gender studies: women; Languages & ESL; Spanish - Biography; Spanish - Non-fiction; Spanish - Languages
La primera biografia completa de la cantante y poeta chilena en el centenario de su nacimiento Mucho se ha dicho y escrito acerca de Violeta Parra. Pero, ?fue realmente esa campesina pobre del sur de Chile que llego al estrellato universal contra viento y marea? ?Por que recien a los 35 anos comienza a existir la Violeta que todos conocemos? ?Como surgieron sus canciones de protesta que se adelantaron a su tiempo hasta volverse himnos globales? ?En que circunstancias compuso El Gavilan ? ?Por que y como se suicido en febrero de 1967 Estas y muchas otras interrogantes se contestan en esta biografia escrita por Victor Herrero, quien investigo exhaustivamente los archivos legales y la prensa de la epoca y recogio durante dos anos testimonios desconocidos # incluidas las memorias ineditas del gran companero de Violeta, Gilbert Favre#, al tiempo que recorrio los mismos senderos que camino Violeta en Chile en los anos 50, siguiendo tambien su senda en Buenos Aires, Paris y Ginebra Herrero logra reconstruir a la mujer detras del mito, a la mujer que logro convertirse en mito. ENGLISH DESCRIPTION The first complete biography of Chilean poet and Singer Violeta Parra to commemorate the hundred years since her birth. A lot has been said and written about Violeta Parra, but was she really that poor country girl from the south of Chile who reached international fame against all odds? Why was it only until age 35 that we begin to know her as the Violeta we all know? How did she first think of those protest songs that she wrote so ahead of their times until becoming world anthems? How did she write her emblematic El Gavilan? How and why did she take her own life in February 1967? These and many other questions are answered in this biography by Victor Herrero Aguayo, who exhaustively researched local archives and newspaper clippings of that time, and for two years collected never-before-read testimonies, including the unpublished memoir by Violeta's partner Gilbert Favre. At the same time, he traveled through where Violeta had traveled in the 50s in Chile and abroad in Buenos Aires, Paris, and Geneva. The author successfully recreates the woman behind the myth, the woman who managed to become a myth.
By:   Victor Herrero Aguayo
Imprint:   Lumen
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 152mm,  Spine: 41mm
Weight:   862g
ISBN:   9788426404114
ISBN 10:   8426404111
Pages:   500
Publication Date:   01 March 2017
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Language:   Spanish
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Victor Herrero Aguayo es periodista, editor y consultor de comunicacion. En 2001 se graduo con el Master en Asuntos Internacionales de la Universidad de Columbia, en Nueva York. Es profesor de la Universidad de Chile y autor de Agustin Edwards Eastman (Debate, Chile, 2014), la biografia desclasificada del dueno de El Mercurio, obra que en 2015 gano los dos mayores premios literarios de Chile.

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