Finalist, Literary Contest for Latin America, Harper & Row
Publishers, 1967, for the story in Spanish El Tiempo.
(Finalist of the 11th Annual Poetry contest, Hope Writers
Tides (Finalist of the Millenium 2000 Poetry contest, sponsored
Burnaby Writer's Society, with the theme "Beginnings", 2000)
Songs: Quiero (Tango) Music: Rob Turner, with arrangements by Budge
Schachte (yes, this is the cousin of our very own LP'er Peter
Schachte- the world is
so small!). Lyrics: Veronica Dahl. Violin: Antonio Bernal. Bandoneon:
Schmidt. Bass: Les Kasprzak. Guitar: Budge Schachte. Vocals: Veronica
Sueno Despierta(Salsa) Music and Lyrics: Veronica
Dahl, with arrangements by Hugo Guzman. Guitar: Hugo Guzman and William
Benavidez. Percussion: Rolo Preza and Laurine Harrison. Bass:
Vocals: Veronica Dahl.
With the Latin American
Group Vientos del
(guitar and vocals: William Benavidez and Veronica Dahl;
percussion: Miguel Benavidez; bass: Russell Sholberg).
SOLIS Latin American group: 1996 Photo (guitar, composition and
vocals: Andre Levesque and Veronica Dahl; Percussion: Eduardo Meneses;
Flute: Rob Favrin).
The Poetry of Movement:
Not that I am very good at any of my above multiple personalities,
but I must admit that salsa dancing is particularly challenging for me.
Still, it is very much me! However uncorresponded, it is a great love.
My website would not be complete without it. For really good
dancers, contact these two great dancers and instructors:
Salsa dancing, 2002, with Diego. Check his dance group at