Herivelto Martins

Herivelto de Oliveira Martins (also Herivelto Martins) (Engenheiro Paulo de Frontin, Brazil, January 30, 1912 - Rio de Janeiro, September 16, 1992) was a Brazilian composer, singer, and music player.

Martins was the author of many classic Brazilian songs, especially sambas. They include:

  • Da cor do meu violão
  • Ave Maria no Morro
  • Praça onze
  • Que rei sou eu?

Martins formed the Trio de Ouro group in 1936 with Nilo Chagas and his wife, Dalva de Oliveira. Martin's son, Pery Ribeiro, became a highly successful singer of Bossa Nova, and Música popular brasileira and Jazz.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 30th, 1912 (Engenheiro Paulo de Frontin), Died 1992 (Rio de Janeiro)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1932 - 1937

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, vocalist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor 65530 10-in. 6/29/1932 O terço de Zé Faustino Conjuncto Tupy Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor 65570 10-in. 10/25/1932 Da cor do meu violão Conjuncto Tupy Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor 65674 10-in. 3/6/1933 O enterro da Filomena Conjuncto Tupy Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor 65905 10-in. 12/4/1933 A vida é boa Carlos Galhardo Male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor 79712 10-in. 10/5/1934 Mais uma estrela Mário Reis Male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor 79915 10-in. 5/20/1935 Pedindo a São João Aracy de Almeida Female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor 79916 10-in. 5/20/1935 San Antõnio, São Pedro, São João Aracy de Almeida Female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor 80103 10-in. 2/3/1936 Se o morro não descer Aracy de Almeida Female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor 80351 10-in. 4/7/1937 Palmeira triste Carmen Barbosa Female vocal solo composer  
Victor 80352 10-in. 4/7/1937 No picadeiro da vida Carmen Barbosa Female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor 80353 10-in. 4/7/1937 Tamborim Dupla Preto e Branco Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble songwriter, vocalist  
Victor 80354 10-in. 4/7/1937 Oltima festa Dupla Preto e Branco Male vocal duet songwriter, vocalist  
Victor 80373 10-in. 4/20/1937 Opinião de mulher Aracy de Almeida Female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor 80546 10-in. 7/20/1937 Liberdade Carmen Barbosa Female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor 80553 10-in. 7/22/1937 Maria sapeca Dupla Preto e Branco Male vocal duet songwriter, vocalist  
Victor 80557 10-in. 7/28/1937 Palavra de rei Dupla Preto e Branco Male vocal duet vocalist  
Victor 80558 10-in. 7/28/1937 Bate palmas Dupla Preto e Branco Male vocal duet vocalist  
Victor 80562 10-in. 7/29/1937 Prá galinha descansar Dupla Preto e Branco Male vocal duet vocalist  
Victor 80642 10-in. 12/22/1937 Estou triste com você Dupla Preto e Branco ; Dalva de Oliveira Mixed vocal trio songwriter, vocalist  
Victor 80649 10-in. 12/22/1937 Vou me emborrachar Dupla Preto e Branco Male vocal duet vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Martins, Herivelto," accessed July 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104354.

Martins, Herivelto. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104354.

"Martins, Herivelto." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104354

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