San Sebastián, Guipúzcoa, País Vasco, Spain (1947 – 2004)
Imanol Larzabal, singer; born 11 November 1947; died 25 June 2004
Imanol Larzabal, usually known simply by his first name, was born on 11 November 1947 in the Antiguo neighbourhood of San Sebastian and was one of the masters of Basque folk music.
Resistance to Franco's regime found many forms of expression, and the 17-year-old Imanol chose his by joining a folk dance troupe, Argia. He was a dantzari until 1968, when he switched to singing.
During his imprisonment in… read more
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