Haiti

Nan Fon Bwa by Amos Coulanges

Etude No 1 by Franco Margola (1908-1992) Amos Coulanges was proclaimed sensation of the Guitar Festival in Martinique (E Caribbean) at the early age of 18. That’s what prompted this self taught Haïtian guitarist to study music in Canada and then in Europe with people like Oscar Ghiglia in Italy and Javier Quevedo in Paris. …

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Merengue by Frantz Casseus

Merengue by Frantz Casseus (1915–1993) Frantz Casseus was a Haitian guitarist and composer. Although born and raised in Port-au-Prince, Haiti he spent most of his adult life in the United States. His music maintained a focus on Haitian folk forms, which he incorporated into his recordings and his published compositions. Casseus was also an early …

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