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Angola's Waldemar Bastos and Classics of My Soul


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Waldemar Bastos was born in Portuguese Angola in 1954.

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He was forced into exile during the post-independence civil war, but despite all the hardships and tragedy in his life (a son was killed in a Lisbon club) Bastos embraces beauty and positivity in his music.

His new album "Classics of My Soul" is like one big affirmation of everything that's beautiful in life.

Some of the songs were performed with The London Symphony Orchestra.