Victor Jara was at the forefront of a roots music revival during the tumultuous 1960s in Chile and across Latin America.

A theater director, musician, activist and teacher, Victor transformed folk music into a revolutionary social movement known as “New Song” (Nueva Cancion).

His songs and singing came to embody the hopes and dreams of an entire continent — a legacy that still resonates today, not just in Latin America, but worldwide.

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