Raul de Ramon
Raul de Ramon is a Chilean composer, musician and folklorist and author of numerous songs of great diffusion in Chile like The Curanto, Nostalgia Colchaguina, Camino de Soledad, Rosa Colorada, Cancion de la Caballeria, El Amor del Arriero and a hundred more. He conformed next to his wife Maria Eugenia and his two children Carlos and Raul the group Los de Ramon with whom he traveled and presented Chilean music by all U.S.A. (more than 92 concerts), Mexico and the rest of the countries of Latin America.
De Ramon studied at The Grange School in Santiago and soon graduated as an architect from the Catholic University of Chile. He spent an important part of its youth in the country in the Colchagua Province where he became absorbed by the fundamentals of the Chilean culture of the Central Zone, crossing it by horse and taking feeling of its roots, falling in love deeply with the basis of Chilean heritage which would be reflected widely in his later work.
The first group he set was conformed at the University and it was called the Huincas next to his friend of youth Rogelio Munoz, and after next to his woman he set Los de Ramon inside of which he will after integrate his two children. Not only he investigated and carried out a deep search in Chilean folklore but also he did it in the Latin American folklore where he carried out next to his woman Maria Eugenia an extense compilation of songs, rhythms and clothes of the different countries.
Cancionero del Patagonia
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