Keynote Interview: José Mário Branco (PT)
[interview in portuguese]
José Mário Branco is one of the singer-songwriters who renewed the Portuguese song in the 60s and 70s, being one of the greatest exponents of the Portuguese intervention music.
As an intervenient in concerts or edited albums, singer-songwriter and/or responsible for musical arrangements, José Mário Branco is the author of a singular work in the Portuguese musical scene.
He worked with several other outstanding artists of intervention music and other genres, namely José Afonso, Sérgio Godinho or Fausto Bordalo Dias. In the same way he composed and sang for theater, cinema and television.
In this keynote interview, Gonçalo Frota and José Mário Branco will not only remember José’s inspiring path but also reflect on his vision about the current popular music.