The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #25304   Message #295581
Posted By: Little Neophyte
12-Sep-00 - 08:38 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Guantanamera
Subject: Looking for the history of Guantanamera
I have been working on the song Guantanamera. Not an easy one for me to sing because my Spanish pronounciation leaves something to be desired.
Andres (Escamillo) has been very helpful. He gave me the phonetics to the words which I am currently working on.
I am singing along with Pete Seeger's version of the song. Pete tells some of the story of Jose Martini who wrote the poem to this song. I would love to learn more about this man and the background to this song.
Would love any help as to where I would begin to look?