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Lecture Series: Christopher Bigney

Published on Oct 30, 2013 by Fort Lauderdale Historical Society

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Get captured by the magical music of Spain and Cuba. In honor of the 500th anniversary of our state, Christopher Bigney, educator and musician, will present a brief history of Florida in three parts: The Discovery of Florida by the Spanish (Ponce de Leon) in 1513, Interesting Historical Facts about Florida, and Music from Spain and Cuba, the countries where Ponce de Leon was born and died. Bigney will also present music from other Latin American countries and 1500s England, another country that owned Florida.

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