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Ñico Lora

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Francisco Antonio Lora Cabrera (1880, Maizal, Santiago–1971, Bisonó (Navarrete)) popularly known as Ñico Lora was a Dominican folk musician consider as one of the fathers of merengue. [1]

5 relations: Bisonó, Charles Leclerc, Diatonic button accordion, Merengue music, Saint-Domingue expedition.


Navarrete (Villa Bisonó) is a small municipality in northwestern Dominican Republic, created in 1962.

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Charles Leclerc

Charles Victoire Emmanuel Leclerc (17 March 1772 – 2 November 1802) was a French Army general who served under Napoleon Bonaparte during the French Revolution.

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Diatonic button accordion

A melodeon or diatonic button accordion is a member of the free-reed aerophone family of musical instruments.

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Merengue music

Merengue is a type of music and dance originating in the Dominican Republic, which has become a very popular genre throughout Latin America, and also in several major cities in the United States which have Hispanic communities.

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Saint-Domingue expedition

The Saint-Domingue expedition was a French military expedition sent by Napoleon Bonaparte, then First Consul, under his brother-in-law Charles Victor Emmanuel Leclerc in an attempt to regain French control of the Caribbean colony of Saint-Domingue on the island of Hispaniola, and curtail the measures of independence taken by the former slave Toussaint Louverture.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ñico_Lora

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