A story: Stokowski, Cartola, Herminio Bello de Carvalho & Carlos Drummond de Andrade

"Estou encantado e sinto-me feliz de vir ao Rio."  (I'm enchanted and feel happy about coming to Rio.) - Leopold Stokowski's only public statement, upon arrival in Rio de Janeiro in 1940. In the summer of 1940, as Hitler expanded his power over much of western Europe, the Roosevelt administration anxiously invested in the United States' "good neighbor policy"- first… Continue reading A story: Stokowski, Cartola, Herminio Bello de Carvalho & Carlos Drummond de Andrade