His Hands Were Gentle
Editor: Martín Espada
Extent: 174 pp.
Publisher: Smokestack Books/ Inpress
His Hands Were Gentlebrings together, for the first time in both Spanish and English, the best of Víctor Jara’s lyrics, from early songs like ‘El arado’ (‘The Plow’) to ‘Estadio Chile’ (‘In the Stadium’), written in the hours before his execution. With a Preface by the actress and screenwriter Emma Thompson. “For me, Victor was everything an activist-musician should be.” – Emma Thompson
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