This man was in the top thirty of the greatest British, became one of the best vocalists of all time, while he refused the award of the Commander of the British Empire and the title of knight, saying that this was not at all what he had worked all his life for. That was David Bowie.
To those who are familiar with David Bowie’s music superficially, it may seem that he did nothing more than glam rock and electronics. But his work is really comprehensive and multifaceted. One has only to imagine the circle of his followers to be convinced of this. Once, one of the music critics said that everything that has been in rock music over the past decades is just scraps from David’s feast. Continue reading
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