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Diná de Oliveira

On 2 March 1907, in Recife, Pernambuco, Esmeraldina da Rosa Borges was born. Her parents were Colonel Alfredo Bartholomeu da Rosa Borges and Mrs Josefina Sarmento Marinho. Esmeraldina attended Colégio Santa Margarida in Recife, and Colégio Sion in Rio de Janeiro.

Lia de Itamaracá

Maria Madalena Correia do Nascimento was born on 12 January 1944, on Itamaracá Island, Pernambuco.She has always lived on the Island and began to participate in ‘ciranda’ (a type of regional music) circles at the age of 12. She was the only one of 22 children to be dedicated to music.

Maria Bethânia

Maria Bethânia was born on 18 June 1946, in Santo Amaro da Purificação, Bahia. Her parents were Claudionor Vianna (Dona Canô) and Jose Telles Velloso (Mr Zezinho), and the girl’s name was chosen by his brother, the future singer and composer Caetano Velloso.