Roberto Bolaño’s music

April 28th, 2013 1 Comment

From Violeta Parra to Lou Reed, from Bob Dylan to Jimi Hendrix and from Georges Moustaki to AC/DC. Roberto Bolaño’s musical references cover a large variety of singers and groups, according to the list of authors (musicians, but also writers, filmmakers and other artists) that he included in his notebooks, handwritten in Barcelona (1977-1980) and Girona (1980-1984). The transcription of these notebooks by the writer’s heirs has allowed us to draw up a music list that today, 28th April, will provide the soundtrack for Bolaño Day (#DiaBolaño), the day on which Bolaño would have reached his 60th birthday.

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