Mercedes Sosa - The Voice of Hope: My life-transforming encounter

Mercedes Sosa - The Voice of Hope: My life-transforming encounter

by Anette Christensen


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Persecuted, banned, and exiled, the legendary Argentine folk singer Mercedes Sosa made South America’s dictators tremble in the 1970s. Nicknamed, “The Voice of the Voiceless”, Sosa became an icon of democracy and a much-loved mother of Latin America.

Mercedes Sosa – The Voice of Hope charts Sosa’s remarkable life and career and offers a psychological profile that reveals the secret behind Sosa's enormous impact. Besides being a personal profile of the artist and a chronicle of Latin American music, history, and politics, the author explores the scientific underpinnings of how her profound connection with Sosa and Sosa’s music changed her life. By doing so, Christensen opens an avenue to personal transformation that is accessible to anyone.

Sosa’s extraordinary example, coupled with Christensen’s inspiring discoveries will enable the reader to use life’s challenges as a stepping stone for growth. This narrative calls out for the best in all of us—for authenticity, empathy, and compassion.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9788799821655
Publisher: Tribute2life Publishing
Publication date: 05/14/2019
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.49(d)

About the Author

Anette Christensen, born and raised in Denmark, began her career by helping develop international charity programs. Later she became a language teacher for college students, and then, with her husband, ran a travel agency and a real estate agency. Now semi-retired and living in Turkey, she writes and focuses on personal growth.

For years Anette traveled in many parts of the world. Her experiences with various cultures have enabled her to engage with people with a different outlook on life than her own. She is eager to learn from others and finds joy in embracing the difference of others, spotting the uniqueness that she believes is within each individual.

In a sincere, straightforward and compassionate way the author motivates the reader to push forward on their personal journeys.

Mercedes Sosa - The Voice of Hope is the first book about Mercedes Sosa in English and has been in the making for almost ten years. It is a product of a life fully lived.

Table of Contents


Part One - Mercedes Sosa’s Life and Career

Denmark, October 4, 2009

Buenos Aires, October 4, 2009.

Time before Exile


Time after Exile

Illness and the Last Years

Part Two - My Encounter with Mercedes Sosa

Our Common Humanity

My Life before Mercedes Sosa

My Healing Journey with Mercedes Sosa



Interview Luis Plaza Ibarra - Close friend


About the Author

The Mercedes Sosa Foundation





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