(Prensa Latina) Havana, Cuba – Cuban singer-songwriter Silvio Rodriguez received the Pablo de la Torriente Brau Cultural Center award in Havana, bestowed to celebrities and institutions of national and international culture. Foundation director Victor Casaus said the award for the author of “El Unicornio Azul” and “Rabo de Nube” was granted for his songs, ideas, persistence and courage. The delivery concluded with a concert by Silvio, attended by cultural figures including Havana City Historian Eusebio Leal, and Argentine moviemaker Fernando Birri.
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.