Elvira de Freitas

Born in Lisbon in 1928, composer, pianist with and orchestra director. Since 1957 has taught in the school Camões, the National Conservatory and the Gregorian Institute. In 1958 scholarship of the French government and the Gulbenkian Foundation in 1959, continued her studies with Nadia Bolangir at the Ecole Normal Conservatory and later with Olivie Messian. She was invited by the EEC in 1982 to join a group of Iberian women, each representing their profession in their country. Was honored with an interview by the Culture Minister Melina Merculy.