José Carlos Schwarz

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José Carlos Schwarz (Bissau, December 6, 1949 – Havana, Cuba, May 27, 1977) was a Bissau-Guinean poet and musician. He is widely regarded as one of the most important and influential musicians of Guinea-Bissau.[1]
Schwarz wrote in Portuguese and French, but he sang in Creole. In 1970, he formed the Cobiana Djazz band with a group of friends. After the independence of Guinea-Bissau, Schwarz became the director of the Department of Arts and Culture, and also the responsible for youth matters. In 1977, he started working at the Embassy of Guinea-Bissau in Cuba. On May 27 of the same year, Schwarz died in a plane crash near Havana.
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Albums

SAF 50 072 José Carlos Schwarz - José Carlos Schwarz Et Le Cobiana Jazz Vol. 2 album art José Carlos Schwarz Et Le Cobiana Jazz José Carlos Schwarz Et Le Cobiana Jazz - José Carlos Schwarz Et Le Cobiana Jazz Vol. 2 (Album) Sonafric SAF 50 072 France 1978 Sell This Version
none José Carlos Schwarz - Djiu Di Galinha album art José Carlos* Djiu Di Galinha(LP, Album) Departamento Da Edição-Difusão Do Livro E Do Disco, Do Comissariado De Estado Da Guine-Bissau none Guinea-Bissau 1978 Sell This Version
SAF 50 071 José Carlos Schwarz - Vol. 1. Guinée Bissau album art José Carlos Schwarz Et Le Cobiana Jazz José Carlos Schwarz Et Le Cobiana Jazz - Vol. 1. Guinée Bissau(LP, Album) Sonafric SAF 50 071 France 1978 Sell This Version
TNR-001-05 José Carlos Schwarz - Boca Ke Papia album art José Carlos Schwarz Boca Ke Papia(CD, Album) Teca Balafon TNR-001-05 Portugal Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

none José Carlos Schwarz - Lua Ki Di Nos album art José Carlos Schwarz & Le Cobiana Djazz* José Carlos Schwarz & Le Cobiana Djazz* - Lua Ki Di Nos (Comp) Hot Mule none France 2021 Sell This Version