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Tania León

Tania León has been played on NTS in shows including SUE ZUKI, featured first on 31 March 2020. Songs played include Batéy.

Born in Havana, Cuba in 1943, Tania León fuses classical music with traditional Caribbean and African rhythms. She is skeptical of the "Afro-Cuban" label for her music, saying:

"What is my identity to other people? How do they see me? Do they see me? Do they hear me? … Every time I read a different article, I have a different category."

In 1994 Ms. León wrote the opera Scourge of Hyacinths based on the play by Nobel Prize-winner Wole Soyinka. The two collaborated again…

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Batéy
Tania León
Composers Recordings Inc. (CRI)1994
Batéy
Tania LeónComposers Recordings Inc. (CRI)1994
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