[Marxism] Argentine folk singer Mercedes Sosa dies at 74

Juan Fajardo fajardos at ix.netcom.com
Sun Oct 4 11:39:10 MDT 2009


Néstor Gorojovsky wrote:

> One of them is Nelly Omar, persecuted after 1955 to the point that
> when some TV manager (Alejandro Romay) suggested her to return to the
> stage she didn´t have clothes worth the ocassion and had to go to
> scene covering herself with a red poncho that Romay gave her. She has
> been acting with that poncho forever since. She is still alive,
> however, and nearly 100 years old. Her voice, in a magical turn of
> life, is as full and brilliant as it was decades ago. Her sin? She
> sang "La Descamisada", a song to the Peronist woman, during the
> 1945-1955 era of Perón.

Nelly Omar - "La Descamisada"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kIH6EdUJyVg&feature=related



- juan




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