"Africa is, indeed, coming into fashion." - Horace Walpole (1774)

8.05.2008

au revoir, marie-louise

Papa Wendo, the originator of Congolese rumba music, died last week. His sound was incomparable, and his status is legendary. Luckily, filmmaker Jacques Sarasin was able to capture Wendo's life in On the Rumba River . It was released last month:

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