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La Bayamesa: a history of the famous song

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A florid and poetic history via the song & protagonists of Cuba's national hymn. La Bayamesa originated as a love song from a romantic husband to his estranged wife and later evolved into a popular protest song against Spanish oppresion In Cuba. It later became the national hymn upon Cuban Independence. Chronicaling it's evolution through geneological research and other historical references into the lives and fate of it's prinicipal protaginists & their heroic struggle for Cuban liberty against Imperial Spain.   Original Blog Article. via  El Bayames  "La Bayamesa Tres Etapas de Un Sublime Ideal de Libertad y El Excelso Holocausto de Su Protagonistas" Enrique Martinez Fajardo