Branca de Gonta Colaço

Branca Eva de Gonta Syder Ribeiro Colaço (July 8, 1880 — March 22, 1945), better known as Branca de Gonta Colaço, was a Portuguese writer, scholar and linguist. She was the daughter of British Charlotte Ann Syder and Portuguese politician and writer Tomás Ribeiro.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 8th, 1880 (Lisbon), Died January 1st, 1945 (Lisbon)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1919 - 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

Notes: Disc label shows name as Branca da Costa Colaço.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-22980 10-in. 8/1/1919 Rosa branca Bella Dyson Gomes Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-43493 10-in. 5/1/1928 Cantigas Maria Lavina Piccioli Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Colaço, Branca de Gonta," accessed July 23, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104657.

Colaço, Branca de Gonta. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 23, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104657.

"Colaço, Branca de Gonta." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 23 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104657

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