Pedro Espi-Sanchis

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Pedro Espi-Sanchis (19**-) Musician, teacher, composer and story-teller, specializing in African music.

He became well known in South Africa in the 1990s in his long-running children’s television series Pedro the Music Man.

As a performer he makes and plays musical instruments out of whatever materials are at hand – paw-paw leaves, tortoise-shells, kudu horns, cow-bells, hunting bows, calabashes, seaweed, and much more, and tells stories. He has toured widely in schools, theatres, conferences and festivals in SA and all over the world and has worked for education departments and universities in SA, Namibia, the UK, Ireland, Finland, Austria, Spain, Australia, Canada and the US.

Performances include Baby Monkey’s Bananas and Other Stories (2013).

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