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Obituary: Etran Finatawa co-Founder Bagui Bouga Dies in Switzerland

Bagui Bouga, co-founder of Etran Finatawa, died 2 August in Switzerland after a heavy attack of asthma.

Bagui co-founded Etran Finatawa to bring together his nomadic Wodaabe heritage and musical culture together with the other nomadic people of Niger, the Touareg. Bringing his distinctive Wodaabe polyphonic singing and mesmerizing percussion together with the Touareg ichumar guitar style, Bagui was central to Etran Finatawa's vision of a fusion of desert nomadic styles (...)

[Read Etran Finatawa's full article]
Published by World Music Network.

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