This Chilean was destined to become not only a famous singer, poet and musician, but also the most iconic victim of the Augusto Pinochet regime. Victor Hara adhered to political leftist convictions and became a prisoner of a concentration camp organized by the Pinochet junta for supporters of the country’s lawful president, Salvador Allende. The popularity of Viktor Hara during his lifetime was simply fantastic, and after his death he became a symbol of resistance to the military regime in his homeland. In the New World of that time, his fame, creativity and influence on the masses were comparable only with the popularity of Ernesto Che Guevara and Fidel Castro.
Victor Hara Martinez was born on September 28, 1932 in the small Chilean town of Chillan Viejo. His parents were Continue reading