High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles Johan de Cangas (or
Xohan de Cangas in an anachronistically modernized Galician form)
was a jograr or non-noble troubadour, probably active during the
thirteenth century. He seems to have been from-or associated with
-- Cangas de Morrazo, a small town on Pontevedra, Galicia (Spain).
Only three of his songs survive. All three are cantigas de amigo
and in each of them the girl mentions a religious site (ermida) at
San Momede do Mar ("San Momede of the Sea"). These references to
the sea may be symbolic (symbolizing sexuality) as they are real
(given the geography), but they have has earned this poet the
designation of "singer of the sea." In the first text, a girl asks
her mother for permssion to go see her boyfriend at San Momede do
Mar; in the second she informs her mother than the boyfriend did
not come and she has surely lost him; in the third she asks her
boyfriend to meet her there, and not to break his word to her
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