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Emilinha Borba

In the Rádio Nacional, Emilinha Borba became probably one of the most beloved and celebrated Brazilian singers nationwide, having been, according to an interior poll, the absolute champion in fan email for 19 consecutive years, or as the poll lasted (1946-1964). Her passing through the Brazilian radio might easily have …

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Waldir Azevedo

Waldir Azevedo was probably the most successful composer and musician from the genre choro, and perhaps of most Brazilian music, in comparative conditions. A pioneer within the exploration of the device cavaquinho, his designs, basic and communicative, generally succeeded in recording the eye of listeners. Azevedo documented 132 compositions in …

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