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Testimonio 1
Atahualpa Yupanqui
Testimonio 1
Genres: World Music, Latin Music
 
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2CD set from the Argentinean folk icon. Yupanqui became one of the most valuable treasures for the local culture. As a child, living in the small town of Roca, province of Buenos Aires, Hector Roberto Chavero was seduced b...  more »

      
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All Artists: Atahualpa Yupanqui
Title: Testimonio 1
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 0
Label: Milan
Release Date: 4/5/1999
Album Type: Import
Genres: World Music, Latin Music
Styles: South & Central America, Argentina
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 743216455027

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2CD set from the Argentinean folk icon. Yupanqui became one of the most valuable treasures for the local culture. As a child, living in the small town of Roca, province of Buenos Aires, Hector Roberto Chavero was seduced by traditional music, especially by the touching sound of the acoustic guitar. After taking violin lessons, the young man began learning how to play guitar, In the late '30s, the artist started recording songs, making his debut as a writer in 1941 with Piedra Sola, later writing a famous novel called Cerro Bajo. In 1949, the singer/songwriter went on tour around Europe for the first time, including performances along with French Edith Piaf. During the following decades Atahualpa Yupanqui achieved an impressive number of national and inter