Víctor Jara

Born 28 September 1932. Died 16 September 1973
Víctor Jara
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1932-09-28
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Víctor Jara

Víctor Jara Biography (Wikipedia)

Víctor Lidio Jara Martínez (28 September 1932 – 16 September 1973) was a Chilean teacher, theater director, poet, singer-songwriter and political activist tortured and killed during the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. He developed Chilean theater by directing a broad array of works, ranging from locally produced plays to world classics, as well as the experimental work of playwrights such as Ann Jellicoe. He also played a pivotal role among neo-folkloric musicians who established the Nueva Canción Chilena (New Chilean Song) movement. This led to an uprising of new sounds in popular music during the administration of President Salvador Allende.

Jara was arrested shortly after the Chilean coup of 11 September 1973, which overthrew Allende. He was tortured during interrogations and ultimately shot dead, and his body was thrown out on the street of a shantytown in Santiago. The contrast between the themes of his songs—which focused on love, peace, and social justice—and the brutal way in which he was murdered transformed Jara into a "potent symbol of struggle for human rights and justice" for those killed during the Pinochet's regime.

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La Flor Que Anda De Mano En Mano
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La Flor Que Anda De Mano En Mano
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Manifesto
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Manifesto
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La Partida
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La Partida
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Te Recuerdo Amanda
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Te Recuerdo Amanda
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CANTO LIBRO
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CANTO LIBRO
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Angelita Huenuman
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Angelita Huenuman
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El martillo
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El martillo
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Cuando Voy Al Trabajo (on my way to work)
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Cuando Voy Al Trabajo (on my way to work)
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