Recorded in 1958 and remastered in stereo in 1965, the original album is a jewel collector’s treasure.
The Missa Luba (Luba being an ethno-linguistic group indigenous to the Congolese south-central region) was composed by the Belgian Franciscan priest Guido Haazen, and was originally performed and recorded in March 1958 by Les Troubadours du Roi Baudouin (King Baudoin’s Troubadours), a choir of adults and children from the Congolese town of Kamina, the same year it was recorded.
You can listen to the Missa Luba by clicking on the video below.
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