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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Even with all these social changes, manners were not so advanced.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. 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: Between and atrarnte, Chiquinha travelled through Europe, becoming particularly famous in Portugal, where she wrote songs for various authors.

Jacinto do Amareal was chosen by her father to marry Chiquinha even though she had expressed her disagreement with this arranged marriage.

As Chiquinha could not accept his extra-marital betrayals, she splits and again loses a daughter. Her father, very strict with her education,prepared her for a successful future: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

She learned to read and write, do maths and primarily play the piano.

This page was last edited on 1 Decemberat In Mayit was enacted the law establishing the National Day of Brazilian Popular Music, celebrated on the day of her birthday. The city now had the appearance of a European city.

Problems playing this file? Rio de JaneiroEmpire of Brazil. For the young Chiquinha, nothing had changed, she always obeyed the orders of her father. They fell in love but the age difference was too large and would cause more prejudice and atraemte in the life of Chiquinha. Many times, she has a leading position for the suffragist movement. 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 gonzgaa 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 was born in Rio de Janeiro, from a mestizo mother and a wealthy white father — after she was born chiqyinha father became a marshal.

By using this site, you agree to atraenye Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Therefore, the music became her sole purpose in life.

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Because of this episode, Chiquinha Nair end up losing touch. 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.

After a few years, the couple returned to Brazil without arousing any suspicions to be living as husband and wife. Like all girls of a military family in the 19th century, Chiquinha Gonzaga was very well educated. However, since with the arrival of the Royal Family in Brazilwomen began to circulate more in the streets, dancing in receptions, to atraentee to parties at theater and opera.

On 17 Octoberto commemorate what would have been her st birthday, Google released a Google Doodle celebrating chiqiinha. Chiquinha Gonzaga at age Rio de JaneiroBrazil. Rio de Janeiro in those times was already turning into a metropolitan center, gradually growing according to the development of external trade. At that time, Chquinha was already very famous but very criticized by the society of her time. The need to adjust the chiiquinha sound to popular taste are the reason of Chiquinha Gonzaga’s glory to become the first popular composer of Brazil.


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At age 11, she composed her first musical work. Views Read Edit View history. Chiquinha was also the founder of the Brazilian Society of Theater Authors. For her mother, a mestizo and poor woman, the birth of Chiquinha was chiqiunha very difficult, in part because of the risk that the father would not recognize the paternity of her daughter. Despite these disagreements, he accepted the child as his daughter and married.

The first or maternal family name is Neves and the second or paternal family name is Gonzaga. 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. Retrieved from ” https: Chiquinha adopted him as a son, xhiquinha order to be able to live this great love. At that time, she was famous but highly criticized by the masculine society of her time.

After the success of her first printed composition, she decided to start to do vaudeville and revue. This name uses Portuguese naming customs.

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The usages and consumption were modified. She was 52 years old and John the Baptist, has only After separating from her husband, Chiquinha lived as an independent musician, playing piano in music instrument stores.

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 cchiquinha 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.