Victor Jara

Victor Jara

Real Name:
Víctor Lidio Jara Martínez
Profile:
Chilean poet and singer, one of the more influentials in the XXth century. Born 23rd September 1932 in Lonquén (Chile). He was murdered shortly after Pinochet's coup on September 11th, 1973.

After singing in a University Chorus, his musical career started in 1957 when he met Violeta Parra who encouraged him to write his own songs. He joined Conjunto Cuncumen, a folk band that published that year an album of the same name where Victor sang "Se me ha escapado un suspiro". On their second album "Villancicos Chilenos" (1958) he sang "Doña María te ruego" and "Décimas por el nacimiento". He started also his work as theatre director. On their third album, "Una Geografía Musical de Chile" (1962) he wrote/sang "Paloma quiero contarte"/"Canción del minero". In 1965 he started his solo career with a single: "Paloma quiero contarte"/"La beata". From 1966 and 1969 he was also musical director from Quilapayún.

Original discography:

* Victor Jara [AKA "Canto a lo Humano"] (1967, Demon)
* Víctor Jara [AKA "Desde Lonquén hasta siempre"] (1967, Odeon)
* Canciones folklóricas de América (with Quilapayún) (1968, Odeon)
* Pongo en tus manos abiertas [AKA "Te recuerdo Amanda"] (1969, DICAP)
* Canto Libre (1970, Odeon)
* El derecho de vivir en paz (1971, DICAP)
* La población (1972, DICAP)
* Canto por travesura (1973, DICAP)

Some songs releaed as singles in 1972/73 and other unreleased were later issued with different names as "Manifiesto", "Víctor Jara: Presente", "Canciones Póstumas"...
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Victor Jara Discography

Albums

Victor Jara Victor Jara (Album) Odeon Argentina 1967 Sell This Version
Victor Jara Victor Jara (Album, Comp) Demon Chile 1967 Sell This Version
Victor Jara + Quilapayún Victor Jara + Quilapayún - Canciones Folklóricas De América (Album) Odeon Chile 1968 Sell This Version
Victor Jara Pongo En Tus Manos Abiertas... (Album, Comp) Jota Jota Chile 1969 Sell This Version
Victor Jara Canto Libre (Album) Odeon Chile 1970 Sell This Version
Victor Jara El Derecho De Vivir En Paz (Album) Dicap Chile 1971 Sell This Version
Victor Jara La Población (Album) Dicap Chile 1972 Sell This Version
Victor Jara Canto Por Travesura (Album) Dicap Chile 1973 Sell This Version
Victor Jara Manifiesto (Comp, Album) Discos Pueblo Mexico 1975 Sell This Version
MCD 71799 Victor Jara Canto Libre(CD, Album) Monitor Records (2) MCD 71799 US 1993 Sell This Version
8573 87608-2 Victor Jara Habla y Canta: En Vivo En La Habana, Cuba(CD, Album) Warner Music Chile 8573 87608-2 Chile 2001 Sell This Version
8573 87607-2 Victor Jara En México(CD, Album) Warner Music Chile 8573 87607-2 Chile 2001 Sell This Version
5046 65980-2 Victor Jara En Vivo En El Aula Magna de la Universidad de Valparaíso(CD, Album) Warner Music Chile 5046 65980-2 Chile 2003 Sell This Version
P 14 DF 70 Victor Jara Presente(LP) Pläne P 14 DF 70 Germany Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

SD-0132 Victor Jara La Cocinerita - El Cigarrito(7") Demon SD-0132 Chile 1966 Sell This Version
SD - 0152 Victor Jara La Beata / Paloma Quiero Contarte(7", Single) Demon SD - 0152 Chile 1966 Sell This Version
MSOD 3945 Victor Jara El Aparecido(7", Sol) Odeon MSOD 3945 Chile 1967 Sell This Version
Victor Jara Plegaria A Un Labrador / Te Recuerdo Amanda (Single, EP) Jota Jota Chile 1969 Sell This Version
Victor Jara Ni Chicha Ni Limoná / Las Casitas Del Barrio Alto (Single) Dicap Chile 1971 Sell This Version
JJS-163 Victor Jara Cai Cai Vilú / Huillimalen(7", Single) Dicap JJS-163 Chile 1972 Sell This Version
EP CA-11 Victor Jara Una Guitarra, Un Fusil(7", EP) Casa De Las Américas EP CA-11 Cuba 1973 Sell This Version
010292/2 Victor Jara Ni Chicha Ni Limona / El Derecho de vivir en Paz(7", Single, Promo) Movieplay 010292/2 Spain 1977 Sell This Version
01.0462/3 Victor Jara Paloma Quiero Contarte(7", Single, Promo) Movieplay 01.0462/3 Spain 1979 Sell This Version
SP 60004 Pablo Neruda / Victor Jara, Quilapayún Pablo Neruda / Victor Jara, Quilapayún - Pablo Neruda (1904-1973)(7", EP) Hungaroton SP 60004 Hungary Unknown Sell This Version
ВТК 3808 Виктор Хара* Поети С Китара(7") Балкантон ВТК 3808 Bulgaria Unknown Sell This Version