The Library of Congress > LCCN Permalink

View this record in:  MARCXML | LC Authorities & Vocabularies | VIAF (Virtual International Authority File)External Link

Soares, Elza

LC control no.n 97910196
Descriptive conventionsrda
LC classificationML420.S675 Biography
Personal name headingSoares, Elza
    Browse this term in  LC Authorities  or the  LC Catalog
Variant(s)Conceição Soares, Elza da
Da Conceição Soares, Elza
Conceição, Elza Gomes da
Associated countryBrazil
Birth date[1930-06-23,1937-06-23]
Death date2022-01-20
Place of birthRio de Janeiro (Brazil)
Place of deathRio de Janeiro (Brazil)
Field of activitySambas
Profession or occupationSingers Composers
Found inElza Soares, c1997: t.p. verso (copr.: Elza da Conceição Soares; singer)
Wikipedia, June 17, 2019 (Elza Soares; born Elza da Conceição Soares, June 23, 1937, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Brazilian samba singer) viewed Jan. 26, 2022 (born 23 June 1930; died 20 January 2022)
Dicionário Cravo Albin da música popular brasileira WWW site, June 17, 2019 (Elza Soares; born Elza da Conceição Soares, June 23, 1930, Rio de Janeiro, RJ; singer, composer)
Int. ww in pop. mus., 20th ed. (Soares, Elza; born June 23, 1937, Rio de Janeiro; Brazilian singer and songwriter)
Washington post WWW site, viewed Jan. 26, 2022 (in obituary dated Jan. 24, 2022: Elza Soares, who rose from the slums of Rio de Janeiro and became one of Brazil's most popular singers of all time by fusing the traditional samba with bossa nova, Afro-Cuban, pop, soul, jazz and even punk sounds, died Jan. 20 at her beachside home in Rio. She was 91. Elza Gomes da Conceição was born in a Rio favela, or slum, known as Moça Bonita on June 23, 1930. Her father betrothed her to marry a much-older man called Lourdes Antônio Soares when she was 12. She was widowed by 21)
Associated languagepor