CAITRO SOTO, Pedro Carlos Soto de la Colina: Afro-Peruvian Icon
Popularly known as Caitro Soto (born in San Luis, Cañete Province, Peru, October 23, 1934 – Lima, July 19, 2004) was an Afro-Peruvian musician and composer. He was known for his version of the Peruvian folk song, “Toro Mata” and as part of the Afro-Peruvian artist’s collective Peru Negro.
Soto appeared in The Motorcycle Diaries as “Papá Carlito”, a resident of the leper colony at San Pablo, Peru. There is a Caitro Soto CD entitled “De Cajon.”
Chabuca Granda presenta: CAITRO SOTO “Mi Curruñao” – Guitarra: Alvaro Lagos
ANDRES SOTO: “un tamalito”, next to Chabuca Granda, Caitro Soto and Pititi
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