Monday, December 01, 2008

R I P Mikel Laboa.

The famous Basque musician, Mikel Laboa died this morning at approx 5am.
Born in Pasaia in 1934, he was one of the most respected Basque figures, due to his passion for revitalising and modernising the Basque oral tradition.
He created the soundtrack to Julio Medem's film, La Pelota Vasca, and performed with Bob Dylan in Donostia in 2006.

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