HABUS presents: Neruda Songs Of Despair
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HABUS presents: Neruda Songs Of Despair

Ragtime Tavern

Melbourne ensemble HABUS perform 2 sets of poetry by Pablo Neruda set to original music.

Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair is a poetry collection by the Chilean poet Pablo Neruda. Published in June 1924, the book launched Neruda to fame at the young age of 19 and is one of the most renowned literary works of the 20th century in the Spanish language.

HABUS have set the entire collection to music and will perform highlights of the triple album live at the Ragtime Tavern.