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Voltaire

Voltaire (legal name Aurelio Voltaire Hernández ) (born January 25, 1967, in Havana, Cuba ), is a popular dark cabaret Cuban-American musician. His stage name is his given middle name, which he shares with the famous French Enlightenment writer François-Marie Arouet. Voltaire is also an experienced animator and comic artist, and is a professor at the School of Visual Arts in New York.



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