Embed: Artists Chiquinha Gonzaga. Release. $ Length ; Released ; BPM ; Key G maj; Genre Big Room; Label Novoson SL. Composer and musician Chiquinha Gonzaga, born Francisca Edwiges “ Atraente” was called a polka when it was first published in 14 nov. Stream Chiquinha Gonzaga – Atraente (Alexandre Dias, piano) by Alexandre Dias 4 from desktop or your mobile device.

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Her father, very strict with her education,prepared her for a successful future: At that time, she was famous but highly criticized by the masculine society of her time. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Between andChiquinha travelled through Chiquinna, becoming particularly famous in Portugal, where she wrote songs for various authors.

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The first or maternal family name is Neves and the second or paternal family name is Gonzaga. Views Read Edit View history. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. On 17 Octoberto commemorate what would have been her st birthday, Google released a Google Doodle celebrating her. After a few years, the couple returned to Brazil without arousing any suspicions to be living as husband and wife.

She was devoted entirely to her music, which was very successful, as her career grew and she became very famous as a composer of polkas, waltzes, tangos and ditties.

This decision was taken to avoid the scandals regarding her own children and the society of the time, and to not affect her brilliant career. Even with all these social changes, manners were not so advanced.

Chiquinha Gonzaga

The port of Rio de Janeiro became the financial and commercial center of the Empirewhich were trading coffee, slaves and foreign goods that fascinated the new consumers. For her mother, a mestizo and poor woman, the birth of Chiquinha was a very difficult, in part because of the risk that the father would not recognize the paternity of her daughter.


Rio de JaneiroEmpire of Brazil. She learned to read and write, do maths and primarily play the piano. Rio de JaneiroBrazil.

After the success of her first printed composition, she decided to start to do vaudeville and revue.

In Mayit was enacted the law establishing the National Day of Brazilian Popular Music, celebrated on the day of her birthday. They fell in love but the age difference was too large and would cause more prejudice and suffering in the life of Chiquinha.

For the young Chiquinha, nothing had changed, she always obeyed the orders of her father.

After separating from her husband, Chiquinha lived as an independent musician, playing piano in music instrument stores. Jacinto do Amareal was chosen by her father to marry Chiquinha even though she had expressed her disagreement with this arranged marriage. In Brazil in the late 19th century, women were often seen on a quasi role of slave; few dared to defy their parents and husbands; when that happened, they were quickly sent to reformatories and convents.

This episode was considered a scandal at the time, with critics against the government, the life at the palace, the promotion and dissemination of music whose origins were in “vulgar” dances, contrary to the values of the aristocratic social elite. Chiquinha Gonzaga at age At age 11, she composed her first musical work. She was 52 years old and John the Baptist, has only Despite these disagreements, he accepted the child as his daughter and married. Many times, she has a leading position for the suffragist movement.

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Unable to withstand the life on the ship where her husband served and where he spent more time than with his familyhis psychological and physical abuses and humiliation, because he did not agree that she would pursue a musical career, Chiquinha leaves her husband and asks for the divorce, a scandal at the time.


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However, since with the arrival of the Royal Family in Brazilwomen began to circulate more in the streets, dancing in receptions, to come to parties at theater and opera. This page was last edited on 1 Decemberat This name uses Portuguese naming customs.

At the end of her life, she composed music for 77 theater plays and was the author of about two thousand compositions in different genres: Her husband, however, did not let Chiquinha take her younger children: The city now had the appearance of a European city.

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Problems playing this file? The usages and consumption were modified. Like all girls of a military family in the 19th century, Chiquinha Gonzaga was very well educated. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

At that time, Chiquinha was already very taraente but very criticized by the society of her time. The need to adjust the piano sound to popular taste are the reason cjiquinha Chiquinha Gonzaga’s glory to become the first popular composer of Brazil. Playing Brazilian popular music in the palace of the Brazilian Government was regarded at the time as a violation of the protocol, which caused controversy in the upper echelons of society and politicians.

Chiquinha was also the founder of the Brazilian Society of Theater Authors.