Joaquim Pimentel

Joaquim Viana Pimentel (? in Cedofeita – 15 July 2003 in Lisbon) was a Portuguese Fado singer, who made his career as "ambassador" of the fado in Brazil, where he became popular and was called "the prince of Portuguese song."

He first visited Brazil from 1934 to 1935, returned again to spend the war years in Brazil, and settled there permanently in 1947. Among his fados are Dá tempo ao tempo, and Voltaste recorded by Beatriz da Conceiçao, José Antonio (viola), José Manuel (guitar) for Paul Van Nevel in 1996.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 17th, 1910 (Porto), Died July 15th, 2003

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1935 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor 79840 10-in. 3/12/1935 Que bom que é ser português Joaquim Pimentel Male vocal solo vocalist, composer  
Victor 79841 10-in. 3/12/1935 Rosita Joaquim Pimentel Male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor 79842 10-in. 3/12/1935 Fado triste Joaquim Pimentel Male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor 79843 10-in. 3/12/1935 Dizem Joaquim Pimentel Male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor 033131 10-in. 8/4/1939 Cruz de Cristo Berta Cardoso ; Joaquim Pimentel Female-male vocal duet vocalist  
Victor 033132 10-in. 8/4/1939 Desgarrada Berta Cardoso ; Joaquim Pimentel Female-male vocal duet vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Pimentel, Joaquim," accessed July 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114872.

Pimentel, Joaquim. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114872.

"Pimentel, Joaquim." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114872

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