Agustin Lara: A Cultural Biography

Agustin Lara: A Cultural Biography

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Few Mexican musicians in the twentieth century achieved as much notoriety or had such an international impact as the popular singer and songwriter Agustin Lara (1897-1970). Widely known as el flaco de oro (the Golden Skinny), this remarkably thin fellow was prolific across the genres of bolero, ballad, and folk. His most beloved Granada, a song so enduring that it has been covered by the likes of Mario Lanza, Frank Sinatra, and Placido Domingo, is today a standard… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Oxford University Press (June 12, 2014)

Collection: Currents in Latin American and Iberian Music

Format: EPUB

Page count: 384 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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