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Eduardo Carrasco

Eduardo Carrasco Pirard is a Chilean musician, university professor of philosophy, author, and one of the founders of the legendary Chilean folk music group Quilapayun - and the groups musical director from 1969 to 1989.

Carraco studied at the elite Jose Victorino Lastarria Lyceum in Santiago and then entered the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile to study philosophy; he subsequently travelled to Germany to study at the prestigious Ruprecht Karl Universitat of Heidelberg. In 1964 he returned to Chile to continue his study of philosophy at the University of Chile and in 1965 he forms the musical ensemble Quilapayun with his brother Julio Carrasco and his friend Julio Numhauser.

Carrasco completed his formal study of philosophy in April 1970 when he submitted a thesis on Friedrich Nietzsche; he then commenced to study music at the National Conservatorium of the University of Chile until the Chilean military coup of September 11, 1973.

Related websites

Heidegger y la Etica: Departamento de Filosofia - Universidad de Chile

Heidegger y el Cristianismo Universidad de Chile

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