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The Music of the Netherlands AntillesWhy Eleven Antilleans Knelt before Chopin's Heart$
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Jan Brokken

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9781628461855

Published to University Press of Mississippi: January 2016

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781628461855.001.0001

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Fifteen Hundred Out-of-tune Pianos

Fifteen Hundred Out-of-tune Pianos

(p.142) 25 Fifteen Hundred Out-of-tune Pianos
The Music of the Netherlands Antilles

Jan Brokken

University Press of Mississippi

This chapter begins with a portrait of Chris Engels, a kind of cultural pope from Holland in Curacao who was active in literature, plastic arts and music and ends with a sketch of Aruba, its music and portraits of musicians, including the popular pianist/composer Juan Chapaya Lame, nicknamed Padú.

Keywords:   Aruba, Curacao Museum, Carlos Gardel, Oranjestad, San Nicolaas

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