Victor Jara

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Victor Jara’s ‘Manifiesto’ lays out his whole ethos as a political singer. Read a translation of the lyrics here.

“His hands were gentle, his hands were strong” – Adrian Mitchell and Arlo Guthrie’s beautiful song about Victor, written after he was killed.

El Derecho has become a modern anthem for Chileans resisting social inequality in 2019/20