Cuban Singer Augusto Blanca Performs in Uruguay
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- 06 / 04 / 2009
He also took part in a gathering that recalled the poetry of Mauricio Rosencof, an intellectual and leader of the Tupamaro guerrilla who, for many years, suffered prison under subhuman conditions imposed by the fascist regime that ravaged that eastern South American nation.
Actress Martha Díaz, together with the Cuban musician, talked with the public, during which messages of solidarity with the Five Cuban antiterrorism fighters unjustly incarcerated in US jails were transmitted, Granma newspaper reports.
Prior to this presentation, Augusto Blanca performed at the Municipal Museum of Baradero, a city located in the northern sector of the Argentinean province of Buenos Aires.
While reporting on the performance, the local newspaper commented how "many members of the audience enjoyed the pleasure of listening to him even from the staircases and the patio, when the strings of his guitar were heard accompanying themes like Este árbol que sembramos (This Tree that We Planted), and other classics from his repertoire that blended in with poems recited by María Teresa DiFalco".