Book Trilogy Connects Brazil’s Political History With Music

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Journalist Franklin Martins recently released his third volume of “Quem foi que inventou o Brasil? – A música popular conta a história da República" ("Who invented Brazil? - Popular music tells the story of the Republic"), a trilogy of books (in Portuguese) that follows the history of Brazilian music from 1902 to 2002 and the music's connection to the country's development and political transitions.

For the trilogy of books, of which the third in the series was officially released on August 11th, Martins studied and collected more . . .

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