A herrería is a blacksmith shop and “La Herrería de Sirique” is about a Havana blacksmith who loved music.
Blacksmith by day, musician and music lover Alfredo González Suazo — better known as Sirique — ran one of the most important spaces for Cuban music in 1960s Havana in his blacksmithing shop.
Before the shop and its music program closed in 1968, it was documented in the film “La Herrería de Sirique” by Héctor Veitía.
– Ken McCarthy
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