Facundo Cabral had been a very popular singer and philosopher. He was also an author of many of the songs he sang and many artists have adopted his songs as well . He had sung "protest" songs that made him popular. He also had traveled with Alberto Cortez and made a record(cd)together with him. Mr. Cabral appeared early in his career at the Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City. He became a good friend of famous composer Jose Alfredo Jimenez of Mexico and has himself a large fan following in Mexico.