Cornélio Pires (July 13, 1884 in Tietê – February 17, 1958 in São Paulo) was a journalist, writer, and Brazilian folklorist.
Cornélio Pires was the most important studious of the country man, he understood him, and was the first to launch, in 78 rpm records, the country music, called today "roots music", as opposed to country music.
Cornélio Pires is a cousin of the writers Elsie Lessa, Orígenes Lessa, Ivan Lessa and Sergio Pinheiro Lopes. Cornélio is also the uncle of the spiritist journalist and thinker José Herculano Pires.
Birth and Death Data: Born July 13th, 1884 (Tietê), Died February 17th, 1958 (São Paulo)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937 - 1939
Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, composer
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||80429||10-in.||5/31/1937||Adeus campina da serra||Serrinha ; Raul Torres||Male vocal duet, with viola caipira (guitar)||songwriter|
|Victor||80432||10-in.||6/2/1937||O moço sertanejo||Serrinha ; Raul Torres||Male vocal duet, with viola caipira (guitar)||songwriter|
|Victor||80737||10-in.||4/8/1938||Que moça bonita||Serrinha ; Raul Torres||Male vocal duet, with viola caipira (guitar) and instrumental ensemble||songwriter|
|Victor||033027||10-in.||3/24/1939||Quem quiser saber meu nome||Serrinha ; Raul Torres||Male vocal duet, with viola caipira (guitar)||songwriter|
|Victor||033031||10-in.||3/24/1939||Os bailes de agora||Serrinha ; Raul Torres||Male vocal duet, with viola caipira (guitar)||songwriter|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Pires, Cornélio," accessed July 23, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104715.
Pires, Cornélio. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 23, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104715.
"Pires, Cornélio." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 23 July 2021.
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