Julio Carrasco

The poet, musician, novelist and civil engineer Julio Carrasco was born in 1969 in Chile. His parents were members of the Left Revolutionary Movement (MIR), a Chilean Marxist party, and were kidnapped during the Pinochet dictatorship. After their release, the family went into exile to Paris and three years later, to Havana. Julio Carrasco returned to Chile in 1993, after finishing his engineering studies in Cuba. He studied music composition at the University of Chile and is the lead singer of the rock band Los Muebles. He is also a member of Casagrande, a Chilean art collective responsible for multidisciplinary interventions in urban spaces. Besides, he has contributed to the soundtracks of several Chilean films.

Der Dichter, Musiker, Schriftsteller und Bauingenieur Julio Carrasco wurde 1969 in Chile geboren. Seine Eltern waren Mitglieder der Movimiento de Izquierda Revolucionaria (Bewegung der revolutionären Linken), einer chilenischen marxistischen Partei, und wurden während der Pinochet-Diktatur entführt. Nach ihrer Freilassung ging die Familie ins Exil nach Paris und drei Jahre später nach Havanna. Julio Carrasco kehrte 1993 nach seinem Ingenieurstudium in Kuba nach Chile zurück. Er studierte Musikkomposition an der Universität von Chile und ist Leadsänger der Rockband Los Muebles. Er ist Mitglied von Casagrande, einem chilenischen Kunstkollektiv, das multidisziplinäre Interventionen im urbanen Raum veranstaltet. Außerdem arbeitete er an den Soundtracks mehrerer chilenischer Filme.

The poet, musician, novelist and civil engineer Julio Carrasco was born in 1969 in Chile. His parents were members of the Left Revolutionary Movement (MIR), a Chilean Marxist party, and were kidnapped during the Pinochet dictatorship. After their release, the family went into exile to Paris and three years later, to Havana. Julio Carrasco returned to Chile in 1993, after finishing his engineering studies in Cuba. He studied music composition at the University of Chile and is the lead singer of the rock band Los Muebles. He is also a member of Casagrande, a Chilean art collective responsible for multidisciplinary interventions in urban spaces. Besides, he has contributed to the soundtracks of several Chilean films.

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