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Elomar

Elomar was first played on NTS on 10 April 2021. Songs played include Ai Que Saudade De Ocê.

Elomar Figueira de Mello is a Brazilian Northeastern composer from the rural area of Vitória da Conquista, in the state of Bahia. The son of a prosperous farmer and his Methodist wife, he has grown up under the influence of both the Christian, Protestant faith and of violeiros, the troubadours that range all Brazilian hinterland singing their own and others’s compositions, with themes related to the cordel literature.

He tried to study Music with a Swiss professor living in Brazil, but their ideas about roots music were incompatible,…

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Ai Que Saudade De Ocê
Elomar, Geraldo Azevedo, Vital Farias, Xangai
Kuarup Discos1984
Ai Que Saudade De Ocê
Elomar, Geraldo Azevedo, Vital Farias, XangaiKuarup Discos1984
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