Composer, playwright and psychotherapist Jorge Constante Pereira passed away today, at the age of 81, according to a family source told Lusa.
The wake will take place from 13:00 on Wednesday at Tanatorio de Matosinhos, in the Porto region, followed by the funeral service at 16:30.
Jose Mario Branco’s friend and partner [músico e produtor] and Sergio Godinho [cantor e compositor]Jorge Constante Pereira was the liaison between the two when he introduced them in Paris [França]”Where they were exiled, he himself was on the list of political prisoners and persecuted during the dictatorship,” the family said in a statement.
According to the same text, one of his first works as a composer was the 1975 album “Cantigas de Ida e Volta”, on which he set to music poems by Sedonio Moralia, Matilda Rosa Araujo and María Alberta Mineres, with singers. Fausto, Vitorino and Sergio Godinho interpreted the themes.
The family confirmed that this album was one of the first to be entirely dedicated to the children’s universe after April 25th.
The family also indicated that interest in the world of children takes the form of various theatrical projects, such as “Eu, Tu, Ele, Nós, Vós, Eles” by Sergio Godinho, in which he participated and wrote, for example, “The Hug Song”.
Jorge Constante Pereira has also composed scores of songs for the TV series “A Árvore dos Patafúrdios” or “Os Amigos do Gaspar”.
With Limite Zero, he has participated in several creations that unmistakably note his wit and ingenuity: “Pinto Borrachudo”, “The Throne out to the street”, “The Works of Hercules”, “In Search of the Lost Plateau” or “The Adventures of Gulliver,” the family stressed.
Jorge Constante Pereira, a psychomotor therapist who trained at the Institute of Educational Sciences at the University of Geneva, Switzerland, supervises the Chairs of Educational and Developmental Psychology at Université Eduardo Mondlane in Mozambique, where he directs the Institute’s Center for Communication Studies. Research.
Jorge Constante Pereira has always dedicated himself to teaching and was the founder of the O Fio de Ariana cooperative.
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