Mejía Godoy, Carlos (1943)

Carlos Mejia Godoy (2006). Picture by Jorge Mejia. Creative Commons License

Alternative last name spellings: –
Alternative first name spellings: Carlos Arturo Mejía Godoy



Description: Carlos Mejía Godoy is a musician, composer and singer from Nicaragua. He is one of the main representatives of the testimonial song of his country. He is also dedicated to the research of Nicaraguan folklore. His protest music in favor of the rights of citizens and the freedom of Nicaragua have been a great political and social influence. Throughout his career, Carlos has won many awards and recognitions.
Sex: Male Occupation: Composer, musicologist, singer, songwriter and accordionist.
Place of Birth / Death: Somoto, Madriz, Nicaragua.  Country Tags: Nicaragua
Periods: 20th Century. 21th Century Genres: Instrumental music, vocal music, dance music.
Styles: Latin, Folk. Master: –
Instruments: Voice and accordion. Relatives: Carlos Mejía Fajardo (father). Luis Enrique Mejía Godoy (brother)



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External links



  • Beltrando-Patier, Marie-Claire y otros (1996). Historia de la música. Espasa Calpe
  • Bohlman, Philip V (2002). World Music. OUP Oxford.
  • Cuadra y Pérez (1978). Muestrario del Folklore Nicaragüense. Editorial San JoséManagua, Nicaragua.
  • Terry E. Miller, Andrew Shahriari (2005). World Music, a global journey. Routledge. Newy York & London.
  • Onnen, Frank. (1967). Enciclopedia de la música. Madrid: Afrodisio Aguado
  • Shepherd, J., ed. (2003). Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World. New York: Continuum.