Rest in Peace: Lhasa de Sela

January 4th, 2010 | Posted in Canada, Culture, Palestine
    Lhasa de Sela


Photo: Valerian Mazataud Lhasa de Sela performs at Artists Against Apartheid.

Music lovers around the world are mourning the passing of singer Lhasa de Sela, who died on January 1st, 2010 at home in Montreal. A beautiful voice, a beautiful spirit who’s music moved many and also actively maintained strong connections to grassroots movements for social justice.

Above is a photo taken last June at the Suoni per il Popolo festival where Lhasa de Sela performed with Esmerine at an Artists Against Apartheid concert for Palestine. Soon a recording of Artists Against Apartheid VIII featuring Lhasa de Sela will broadcast on CKUT community radio in Montreal, stay tuned for details.

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