CD
Title
La bodega / Totó la Momposina y sus tambores
Performer
Totó La Momposina
Publisher
Astar, 2010
1 cd + boekje
Playing time
00:40:58
Note
Met teksten
EAN
5065001517075
CDR
KHX2189

About Totó La Momposina

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Sonia Bazanta Vides (born 1 August 1940), also known as Totó la Momposina, is a Colombian singer of Afro-Colombian and Indigenous descent.

She reached international attention with the release of her 1993 album La Candela Viva on Peter Gabriel's Real World Records label. Totó accompanied Gabriel García Márquez to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1982 as part of a Colombian cultural delegation performing during the award ceremony.

Family

Totó was born in the northern Colombian town of Talaigua Nuevo near Mompox in the Bolívar Department. She is from the fourth generation of her family to be involved with music, and her children are following in the tradition.

Discography

  • Cantadora (MTM Auvidisc, 1983)
  • Colombia – Totó La Momposina y sus Tambores (Auvidis 4513, 1989)
  • La Candela Viva (Realw…Read more on Wikipedia