National Sound Library of Mexico believes audio is of artist reading from her essay Portrait of Diego during the pilot of radio show El Bachiller

Frida Kahlo might have one of the most recognisable and commodified faces in the art world, but what did her voice sound like?

French photographer Giséle Freund once described it as “melodious and warm”, but thanks to the National Sound Library of Mexico, we may now know for sure.

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https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2019/jun/13/frida-kahlos-only-known-voice-recording-may-have-been-found-in-mexico