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Agustín Lara : a cultural biography / Andrew G. Wood.

Av: Wood, Adrew Grant, 1958- [aut]Language: English Series: Currents in Latin American & Iberian musicPublisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2014Beskrivning: xx, 295 s. illISBN: 9780199892457Ämne(n): Lara, Agustín, 1897-1970 | Tonsättare | MexikoGenre/Form: BiografierDDK-klassifikation: 780.92 SAB-klssifikation: Ijz Lara, Agustín Anmärkning bestånd: B30.313 Libris-ID: 18398029Summary: Few Mexican musicians in the twentieth century achieved as much notoriety or had such an international impact as the popular singer and songwriter Agustín Lara (1897-1970). However, there exists very little biographical literature on Lara in English. This book's informed and informative placement of Lara's work in a broader cultural context presents a reading of the life of this significant musical figure. Lara's career as a media celebrity as well as musician provides an excellent window on Mexican society in the mid-twentieth century and on popular culture in Latin America
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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 Agustín Lara (1897-1970). However, there exists very little biographical literature on Lara in English. This book's informed and informative placement of Lara's work in a broader cultural context presents a reading of the life of this significant musical figure. Lara's career as a media celebrity as well as musician provides an excellent window on Mexican society in the mid-twentieth century and on popular culture in Latin America

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