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Oct 28 2011

These days Waldemar only plays berimbau, but don’t be fooled

Written by Cristina Cardoso This article is from the newspaper Diário de Notícias in Salvador. It was published on October 10, 1970 and reprinted in the book O Barracão do Mestre Waldemar by Frederico Abreu. Translation into English by Shayna McHugh Mestre Waldemar do Pero Vaz, besides making the best berimbaus in Bahia, is a great capoeirista among the …

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Oct 28 2011

Interview with Mestre Waldemar

Written by Luiz Renato Vieira From Capoeira Magazine #7, year II (pages 46-50) Translation into English: Shayna McHugh Source: http://eulanet.sites.uol.com.br By writing about Mestre Waldemar da Liberdade, also known as Waldemar da Paixão and Waldemar do Pero Vaz, we face the difficulty of tackling the life of a great capoeirista, someone who had the same status …

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