Music

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Quinteto Violado

QUINTETO VIOLADO

A VIDA DA GENTE PODE SER MELHOR (“PEOPLE’S LIVES CAN BE BETTER”)

Quinteto Violado is an instrumental-vocal band formed in 1970 from Recife, State of Pernambuco, Brazil. They are known for their northeastern-style music and for investigating Brazilian folklore…

Los Hijos del Sol

LOS HIJOS DEL SOL

LAS PALABRAS NO DAN MIEDO (“DON’T FEAR WORDS”)

Los Hijos del Sol, an Argentinian folk group, was formed in 1988 in the city of Añatuya, Santiago del Estero Province, Argentina). Their founder was Antonio Molina, a native of Buenos Aires who settled in Añatuya to open a dry cleaners…

Las palabras no dan miedo

JOFRE BARDAGÍ, JOAN MANUEL SERRAT, KEVIN JOHANSEN, ROSARIO FLORES Y BENNY IBARRA

LAS PALABRAS NO DAN MIEDO (“DON’T FEAR WORDS”)

At the end of 2014, after finishing the Catalan song “El viatge de l’heroi” (“The Hero’s Journey”) with Eduard Canimas, we began thinking about a song in Spanish. It was not an easy task, since the artist would need to resonate with millions of Spanish speakers from vastly different countries and cultures.

After much thought, we decided to meet with Jofre Bardagí. We explained our idea to him and he was very responsive to it. He understood our need for a global message and for sensitivity and professionality.

Eduard Canimas

EDUARD CANIMAS

EL VIATGE DE L'HEROI (“THE HERO’S JOURNEY”)

In early 2014, with the Brazilian Portuguese song written and ready for release, we decided to create more music–this time in Catalan.

Luna Cohen

LUNA COHEN GRUP

A VIDA DA GENTE PODE SER MELHOR (“PEOPLE’S LIVES CAN BE BETTER”)

Entering the music industry as a way to spread the word about Chagas was a complex task. In 2004, Luna Cohen and other musicians performed at the 20th anniversary celebration for the Tropical Medicine Unit at Drassanes (PROSICS Barcelona).