Jorge Aravena Llanca

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Aravena in 2012

Jorge Aravena Llanca (born 11 May 1936) is a Chilean photographer, writer, researcher and singer-songwriter from Pichilemu. Aravena Llanca currently resides in Berlin, Germany,[1] and is a professor at the Free University of Berlin.[2]

Biography[edit]

In the 1970s, Aravena Llanca recorded the Cueca songs "Quiero Volver a Pichilemu" (song considered anthem of Pichilemu), "Invierno Cruel", and "Tonada al Macaya".[1] He released the album "Cantando a mi tierra" in 1995 featuring these songs, in collaboration with Voces Costinas and Caucahue.

Jorge Aravena Llanca was named "Illustrious Son of Pichilemu" by the Municipality of Pichilemu.[1]

As a photographer, he has exhibited photographs of Pablo Neruda, Jorge Luis Borges, Nicanor Parra, among others, in the National Library of Chile.[3]

Aravena is a collaborator of El Marino, and writes a section named "Memorias de un Hijo Ilustre" (Memoirs of an Illustrious Son).[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Washington Saldías (4 February 2005). "Nunca es tarde para reiterar nuestras disculpas" (in Spanish). Pichilemu News. Retrieved 4 September 2010. 
  2. ^ "Créditos". Nicanor Parra. Universidad de Chile. Retrieved 17 August 2011. 
  3. ^ Cassasús, Mario. "Entrevista con el fotógrafo y músico Jorge Aravena Llanca "La Fundación Neruda debe explicar cómo se vendió ilegalmente la biblioteca del poeta al Museo Reina Sofía"" (in Spanish). La Jornada; El Clarín; Cultura en Movimiento. Archived from the original on 20 July 2011. Retrieved 17 August 2011. 
  4. ^ Grez Cañete, Diego (6 July 2014). "Hijo Ilustre de Pichilemu, Jorge Aravena Llanca, escribirá nueva sección "Memorias de un Hijo Ilustre"". Memoria (in Spanish). Pichilemu, Chile. Archived from the original on 13 September 2014.