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He Stumbled On Grandpa’s Old Reel-To-Reel Tapes – And Found A Motherlode Of His Country’s Endangered Folk Music

“When Daniel Lofredo Rota began clearing out the apartment of his dead grandfather here in April 2014, he found several tons of newspaper, stacks of letters, broken typewriters and about 300 magnetic reel-to-reel tapes, almost perfectly preserved after 45 years in a cool, dry place. … It was a cultural time capsule carrying a vital […]
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