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Valentino: Poet and Prophet, Blues and Rebellion

Zeno Obi Constance


1st Edition
Soft cover

Staple-bound limp card wrappers. Covers slightly soiled. Interior clean and unmarked. A little creasing to leaves. *** Biography and critical study of calypsonian (Brother) Valentino,”the greatest poet in the calypso world, the finest lyricist of our time”, according to writer and playwright Zeno Obi Constance. It includes many of Valentino’s lyrics, with b/w illustrations, a discography, a list of newspaper articles etc. *** Extremely scarce. (Zeno Obi Constance wrote a second book on Brother Valentino in 2011: The Man behind the Music: The People’s Calypsonian, which is now also hard to find.)

Book Details

AuthorZeno Obi Constance
Publisher Year1984
Book ConditionVery Good
Binding TypeSoft cover
Edition1st Edition