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Departamento de Comunicação e Arte | Universidade de Aveiro
Campus Universitário de Santiago
3810-193 Aveiro
Portugal
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Tel: (+351) 234 370 389 (ext. 23700)

Biography

Pedro Aragão is an assistant professor at Universidade do Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO), Brasil. His research interests include Brazilian popular music; music industry and popular music; sound archives and the lusophonic world. He is the author of the book "Alexandre Gonçalves Pinto e 'O Choro'", which received the 2012 "Silvio Romero" Award from Instituto do Patrimônico Histórico Brasileiro and the 2013 "Produção Crítica em Música" Award from Fundação Nacional de Artes (FUNARTE), Brasil. His other publications include the organization (with Bia Paes Leme, Paulo Aragão and Marcilio Lopes) of three books with Pixinguinha's arrangements for Brazilian radio orchestras in the 1940's and 1950's – "Pixinguinha, Inéditas e Redescobertas", "Pixinguinha: Outras Pautas" and "Carnaval de Pixinguinha", edited by Instituto Moreira Salles. Visiting Professor at Universidade de Aveiro between 2015 and 2016, he currently integrates the research project developed by INET-md: SOMA - Sons e Memórias de Aveiro: construção de um arquivo colaborativo de som e memória para a região de Aveiro.