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Castro Alves

Antônio Frederico de Castro Alves (March 14, 1847 – July 6, 1871) was a Brazilian poet and playwright, famous for his abolitionist and republican poems. One of the most famous poets of the "Condorism", he won the epithet of "O Poeta dos Escravos" ("The Poet of the Slaves").

He is the patron of the 7th chair of the Brazilian Academy of Letters.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1847 (Muritiba), Died 1871 (Salvador)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1910 - 1936

Roles Represented in DAHR: author


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-9209 12-in. 6/24/1910 O gondoleiro do amor Mário Pinheiro Male vocal solo, with guitar author  
Victor 80181 10-in. 7/30/1936 Gondoleiro do amor Olga Praguer Coelho Female vocal solo author  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Alves, Castro," accessed October 21, 2020,

Alves, Castro. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 21, 2020, from

"Alves, Castro." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 21 October 2020.

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