Jorge Velasquez
Claudio Gonzalez, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Josefina Sendoya

The central figure above is Claudio Gonzalez, the great Argentine singer and guitarist whose primary income is earned by singing on Calle Florida, a pedestrian mall in Buenos Aires. You can see how people are completely taken with his performance (point to sepia portrait to see color version).

To hear a sample of Claudio singing an excerpt from "Todo Cambia" with his friend, Jorge, singing harmony, click one of the audio selections below:

This series of portraits was taken Saturday night, July 3, 2004.