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Have you ever heard of Vicente Lusitano?  

During his lifetime in the 1500s he lit up the Early Music/Renaissance community with his music, intelligence, and moxie. Unfortunately, this Afro-Portuguese composer’s mixed parentage and the prejudices of the period meant his music would not be part of the canon, until now.

Lusitano experts, Garrett Schumann and Joseph McHardy,  talk about his life and works and revival today, nearly five centuries later. 

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