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Hugo Blanco (musician)

Hugo Blanco is a popular Venezuelan musician. He is best known as the author of "Moliendo Cafe" and other songs like "El Burrito de Belen" (also known as "El Burrito Sabanero"), "Leche Condensada", "Luces de Caracas", "Sierra Nevada", "Mananita Zuliana", and others. "Moliendo Cafe", written in 1958 when Hugo Blanco was only 18 years old, has become one of the most recognized Venezuelan songs in all the world.


Blanco was born in Caracas, received only two months of musical education. His first cuatro was bought when he was fifteen years old, and learned to play it listening ...

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