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San Salvador, El Salvador — Central America (West Coast)
 

Pancho Lara

 
 
Pancho Lara Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 21, 2015
1. Pancho Lara Marker
Inscription.
( de Diciembre de 1900 – 5 de Mayo de 1999)
Músico, compositor y poeta, autor de las canciones salvadoreñas mas populares y entrañables de todos los tiempos: “El Carbonero”, “El Pregón de los Nísperos”, “Jayaque”, “Chiltiupan”, entre otras.

“Solo prosperan los pueblos que recogen sus semillas, nunca los que esperan las ajenas”. Pancho Lara

Busto donado por el destacado escultor y arquitecto
Camilo Bonilla

A quien una vez más agradecemos su sensibilidad y compromiso con el país.

San Salvador, Octubre de 2007.
Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes, CONCULTURA

English translation:
Musician, composer and poet, author of the most popular and symbolic Salvadoran songs of all time: “El Carbonero”, “El Pregón de los Nísperos”, “Jayaque”, “Chiltiupan”, among others.

“Only the people that collect their own seed prosper, never waiting for those from others”. Pancho Lara

Bust donated by the esteemed sculptor and architect Camilo Bonilla
To whom we once again thank for his sensitivity and commitment to the country.

San Salvador, October 2007
National Council for Culture and the Artes

 
Erected
Wide view of Pancho Lara Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 21, 2015
2. Wide view of Pancho Lara Marker
2007.
 
Location. 13° 41.583′ N, 89° 14.471′ W. Marker is in San Salvador, San Salvador. Touch for map. This marker is in front of the Teatro Presidente on Calle Circunvalacion in the San Benito neighborhood of San Salvador.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Salarrué (a few steps from this marker); Agustín Barrios (a few steps from this marker); Valero Lecha (a few steps from this marker); Claudia Lars (a few steps from this marker); Allegory to the Constitution of 1950 (within shouting distance of this marker); General Francisco de Paula Santander (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Inca Garcilaso de la Vega (approx. half a kilometer away); Sérgio Vieira de Mello (approx. half a kilometer away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Salvador.
 
Also see . . .  El Carbonero performed by a local trio called "Los Carcamos". (Submitted on February 28, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
 
Additional comments.
1. El Carbonero
The song "El Carbonero" is often mentioned as the "second national anthem" of El Salvador due to its popularity.
    — Submitted February 28, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 28, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 262 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 28, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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