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Humberto Teixeira


Humberto Teixeira started extremely early his music research, learning the bandolim (mandolin) and flute. Shifting to Fortaleza to sign up at high-school research in the Liceu perform Ceará, started to find out music with conductor Antônio Moreira, from Orquestra Majestic and Orquestra Iracema. In those days, began to be a part of Orquestra Iracema as apprentice flutist. Having made up extremely early his unpublished “Valsa Triste,” published a couple of years later on, at 13, “Miss Hermengarda,” beneath the motivation of his uncle Lafaiete, who been successful Moreira as his trainer. Leaving Ceará to stay in Rio, 2 yrs after his introduction in this town, was among the winners from the Carnival music competition promoted by laughter publication “O Malho” in 1934. He previously the honor of viewing classified within the 5th place his music “Meu pedacinho” hand and hand with compositions of currently established composers, such as for example Ary Barroso, Índio, Cândido das Neves, José Maria de Abreu, Capiba and Ari Kerner. In those days he had been publishing his mixed compositions through Guitarra de Prata, which brand-new one wouldn’t be adequate for him to get to the documenting studios. He continuing his studies, learning to be a attorney in 1943, dividing his time taken between his personal practice and music. His initial hit will be “Sinfonia perform Café” (with conductor Lírio Panicali), 1944, soundtrack specifically composed for the present Muiraquitã, which will be stated in the Teatro Municipal perform Rio de Janeiro. Sung for Continental by vocalist Déo and Coro dos Apiacás, through Continental, “Sinfonia perform Café” would shortly be accompanied by “Natalina”(with E. Guimarãha sido), documented by Quatro Ases e um Curinga. 1945 will be a very important season for Humberto Teixeira. He’d know his most significant partner, who definitely gave his profession a fundamental force: Luís Gonzaga, “O Rei perform Baião”. Luís, northeastern sanfoneiro currently acclaimed by his local work, required a lyricist for his compositions. Determining to choose the baião design as the automobile for that fresh identification for northwestern music which they wished to forge, they began their extremely effective collaboration. In 1946, Ciro Monteiro documented “Deus me perdoe” (H. Teixeira and Lauro Maia) through Victor, and Orlando Silva “Só uma louca não vê (H. Teixeira and Lauro Maia) through Odeon. The very first structure with Luís Gonzaga, “Baião,” would quickly follow with this same 12 months. With this rendition from the Quatro Ases e um Curinga the folkloric northeastern devices produced their debut in the South: acordeon, triângulo and zabumba. The amazing flavor required Brazil like a fever, and their achievement assured. Before 50’s, they might write popular after another: “Asa Branca,” “No meu pé de serra,” “Mangaratiba,” “Juazeiro,” “Em virtude deíba,” “Qui nem jiló,” “Baião de dois,” “Assum preto,” “Lorota boa,” “Xanduzinha” and several, numerous others. The trend would make southerners like Hervê Cordovil and Waldir Azevedo stick to northwestern rhythms. Baião would travel beyond your frontiers of Brazil and be known worldwide with the Drifters (“Conserve THE FINAL Dance FOR ME PERSONALLY”), Elvis Presley (“Hound Pet dog”), The Beatles” (“She Loves You”) and Burt Bacharach (“WHICH ARE THE METHOD TO San Jose”). In 1950, Humberto Teixeira made a decision to dispute elections for Congress representation. Elected with great margin in his condition Ceará, because of the tremendous reputation of his use Luís Gonzaga, dissolved the relationship with him. Starting a new lifestyle, where music would provide area to legal fights and only authoral privileges, Humberto succeeded to make Congress to approve, in 1958, the Humberto Teixeira expenses, which produced missions that journeyed abroad to market Brazilian music. Leading all “caravanas” (as these missions became known) until 1964, Humberto became internationally renowned as composer, having his tunes recorded in a number of idioms. In 1971, was elected movie director for UBC. His compositions appreciate immortality in the favorite soul, despite good and the bad because of stylish styles. In 1972, Tropicália would beverage within the waters from the northeastern primitive rhythms, presenting in it’s repertoire an abundance of themes compiled by Gonzaga/Teixeira. Their great history comprises 400 compositions, and their deed of experiencing put Northeast within the musical map should be stressed. Inside a mention of the lyrics from the first and something of the very most well-known songs from the duo, “Baião,” it could be stated that Luís Gonzaga and Humberto Teixeira found teach the planet how exactly to dance the baião.

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Date Of Birth January 5, 1915
Died October 3, 1979, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Profession Film Score Composer, Flutist
Nationality Brazilian
Children Denise Dumont

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Flores Raras 2013 writer: "Kalu"
Buddies 2012 writer: "White Wings Asa Branca"
Espelho d'Água - Uma Viagem no Rio São Francisco 2004 writer: "Juazeiro"
Senhora do Destino 2004 TV Series writer - 1 episode
That's Entertainment! III 1994 Documentary writer: "Baião Ca-Room' Pa Pa" - uncredited
Cala a Boca, Etelvina 1960 writer: "Baião"
Nancy Goes to Rio 1950 writer: "Baião Ca-Room' Pa Pa" - uncredited



E o Mundo se Diverte 1948

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O Homem que Engarrafava Nuvens 2009 Documentary

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