Last Sunday, May 20, died in Barcelona this journalist and writer born in the town of Vilalba (Lugo) in 1935. He developed most of his career in France. He arrived to Paris in the sixties of the last century and began to work at Radio Televisión Francesa as a music critic and came to direct the cultural service in Spanish and Portuguese of it.
In addition, he collaborated in press in different publications and defended Hispanic culture in Paris with initiatives such as the Juan Rulfo award.
Joaquín Díaz Foundation has contributed nearly 50,000 sound documents that are part of the archive of oral tradition to the website of the Ethnographic Museum of Castilla y León (Mecyl) so they are accessible to the general public.
The archive of the oral tradition of Castilla y León is structured in different themes and includes songs, romances, stories, legends, sayings, rogativas or bell touches, among other sound documents, as the poject managers has explained at the presentation of the initiative.