David Attenborough in Paraguay - in the middle of the 1950's

from Life on air : memoirs of a broadcaster, page 106:


I had discovered before we arrived that Paraguay has a delightful musical tradition.  It is based on the country’s individual version of the harps that were introduced to South America by the Spanish in the sixteenth century.  I thought that, used …   more >>

cite as

David Attenborough, Life on air : memoirs of a broadcaster (London, 2009), p. 106. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1459200893040 accessed: 23 April, 2024

location of experience: Paraguay


David Attenborough
naturalist, TV presenter, TV producer

Listening to

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Traditional music of Paraguay
written by Traditional
performed by Paraguayan musicians

Experience Information

Date/Time in the middle of the 1950's
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others


David Attenborough was in Paraguay filming for the Zoo Quest series for BBC TV.

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Mon, 28 Mar 2016 22:34:53 +0100
Approved on Sun, 08 May 2016 11:56:52 +0100