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Silvio Rodríguez Domínguez (born November 29, 1946, in San Antonio de los Baños) is a Cuban musician, and leader of the nueva trova movement. He is considered Cuba's best folk singer and known for his highly eloquent and symbolic lyrics. Many of his songs have become classics in Latin American music, such as "Ojalá", "Playa Girón", "Unicornio" and "La maza". Among his other widespread songs are "Fusil Contra Fusil" and "Canción del Elegido". He has released nearly 20 albums.Rodríguez, musically and politically, is a symbol of the Latin American Left. His lyrics are notably introspective, while his songs combine romanticism, eroticism, revolutionary politics and idealism. He has been referred to as "Cuba's John Lennon."