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Compay Segundo

Synopsis
Compay Segunda was filmed, in his nineties, singing his Cuban songs as he has done in Havana since the 1920s. His songs tell of promises of a brave new world following the revolution and life in Cuba before and afterwards.
Series
Music Planet, Series
Language
English
Country
France
Subjects
HISTORY & POLITICS CATALOGUES; Music
Keywords
Cuba; ethnomusicology; politics; Latin |American music

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£17.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
100 min
Year
2002

Production Company

Name

Sept Vidéo, La

Address
France

Distributor

Name

Quantum Leap

Notes
Ceased trading in 2018.
 

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