[act-ma] 11/11 - 11AM - Learn about Victor Jara at Anarchist Book Fair
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Sun Nov 4 14:24:43 PST 2012
Victor Jara's Liberation Songs Will Not Die!
Sun. Nov. 11, 11AM at the Boston Anarchist Book Fair - Simmons College. Free.
Workshop/presentation on the musical work of Chilean compositor/singer
Victor Jara (born September 28, 1932 – Assassinated September 16,1973
by the capitalist dictatorship of Pinochet).
Victor Jara was 41 years old when the military dictatorship of Pinochet
in Chile killed him while in prison. The military destroyed his hands
and then killed him,hoping to silence his revolutionary music. They
didn't succeed. His music and his working class revolutionary legacy
continue alive in Chile and throughout the world.
a former Chilean political prisoner, will sing his songs and placed
them in the political and social context of Chile between 1970-1973. The
songs will be in the original Spanish but translation of the lyrics
will be provided.
--We must demand that the U.S. sign the UN Convention on Migrant Workers Rights--
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