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Rafael Bolivar Coronado
Rafael Bolivar Coronado was born in Villa de Cura, (Aragua), Venezuela, on June 6, 1884. He is the author of the lyrics of the popular joropo song "Alma Llanera". He arrived in Caracas in 1912 and began to channel his restlessness towards intellectual works, collaborating with the most important Venezuelan publications of that time: El Cojo Ilustrado, El Nuevo Diario, and El Universal.
He meets Pedro Elias Gutierrez and wrote the lyrics of the great musical opening of the zarzuela "Alma Llanera" that was released in Caracas in 1914. President Juan Vicente Gomez awarded him with a scholarship for Spain ...
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