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Daby Touré, Musician Inspired By African Diaspora

Singer-songwriter Daby Touré. His latest album is “Amonafi.” (Courtesy Cumbancha)
Singer-songwriter Daby Touré. His latest album is “Amonafi.” (Courtesy Cumbancha)

Daby Touré is a critically-acclaimed African singer-songwriter. He lives in France now, a long way from his native Mauritania.

Toure’s story is the story of the African diaspora, of a peripatetic childhood that exposed him to a cosmopolitan mix of languages, cultures and music, all of which made its way into the songs on his latest album, “Amonafi.”

Touré spoke with Here & Now’s Meghna Chakrabarti on Radio Boston last month.

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