The fourth edition of the fun will be held on June 5 in Polo Montañez dedicated in his hometown of Las Terrazas. The "Guajiro Natural" will turn 60 years old this Friday, giving away, no doubt, a worldwide success with his music.
Fernando Borrego Linares, creator of little more than a hundred compositions, has received numerous awards in his life. Among the most important are a gold and one Platinum that he received in Colombia, for selling more than 20,000 copies of his first album "Guajiro Natural".
This record has also been recognized in Cuba and in the edition of the Feria Internacional 2001 Edition Cubadisco giving it a special award for this reason.
Since its discovery as an artist, famous son Las Terrazas community, located in the mountainous region of the province of Pinar de Rio, you'll not only for Cuba but across the world.
Several were the countries that he visited in order to bring his music-loving and cheerful Campeche; It was in France, Belgium, Portugal, Colombia,: Holland, Italy, Mexico and Spain, to name a few.
He shared the stage with national and international artists like Rubén Blades, Andy Montañes, Margarita Francisco, Cesária Évora, Danny Rivera, Gilberto Santa Rosa. In the same way he presented himself with Cándido Fabré, Francisco Repilado (Compay Segundo), Eliades Ochoa, Adalberto Alvarez, and many others.
His voice sang songs like: "Querido amor", "cancíon", "Si yo pudiera Última", "El rincόn de mis ansias" Guajiro Natural ", and the hit" Montόn de estellas. "
In just over ten years after his death, Polo Montañes music continues to triumph in major stages, evidence of this is the success of his song "Flor pale" with the voice and style of Puerto Rican Marc Antony. The song deals with these days, the main classifications of Cuba and Latin America.
This post was written, on March 5, 2015, from Dawn Soto Lucia and taken from www.suenacubano.com.
Translation and adaptation by Mariangela Bognolo to www.lasestereo.com.
August 2, 2015
Notes: Polo Montanez is the stage name of Fernando Borrego Linares died in Havana in 2002 due to a car accident. He was a self-taught artist who based his writings on traditional holidays of the peasants of the Western region of the island. His repertoire included the son, guaracha, bolero and bachata. He became a prominent figure in Latin American song.
(Information taken from the site http://guide.supereva.it/spagnolo/interventi/2002/11/126146.shtml)