Évora, Tony

Tony Évora (b. 1937, Havana) A painter and printmaker, musicologist, writer and educator, Évora lived and worked in Exeter, England, where he became director of the Visual Arts, Music and Publications Department at Oxford Brookes University before moving to Spain in the early 1990s. Since then, his work – artistic and literary – has revolved around Cuban music and its relationship to santería. HIs books include Orígenes de la música cubana, El Libro del bolero and Música cubana: Los últimos 50 años. (CINTAS for Visual Arts, 1978-79, 1980-81)

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