source Pewhairangi, Ngoi (1921/29-1985)

Ngoi Pewhairangi. Public Domain

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GENERAL INFO Description: Ngoi Pewhairangi was a composer and teacher of Maori language and culture. Her compositions, written and sung in the Maori language, had great sales success in New Zealand. Ngoi was a precursor to the Maori culture, being awarded as Queen’s Service Medal by the New Zealand government, and the Nostalgia Award from the Variety Artists Club of New Zealand.
enter Sex: Female Occupation: Composer, songwriter and teacher. Place of Birth / Death: Tokomaru Bay, New Zealand Country Tags: New Zealand
go to link Periods: 20th Century. see Genres: Folk, instrumental music, vocal music, dance music, world Music. Styles: Ethnic, maori music, Folk, Tradicional music. Master: Tuini Ngāwai. Instruments: Voice and tradicional instruments Relatives: Tuini Ngāwai (uncle).



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  • Beltrando-Patier, Marie-Claire y otros (1996). Historia de la música. Espasa Calpe
  • Bohlman, Philip V (2002). World Music. OUP Oxford
  • Guilbault, Jocelyne (1999). Saint Lucia. Garland Encyclopedia of World Music. Routledge
  • Hare McLintock, Alexander (1966). An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand. R.E. Owen, Government Printer.
  • Onnen, Frank. (1967). Enciclopedia de la música. Madrid: Afrodisio Aguado
  • Rodman, Sarah (2007). A true cultural ambassador. The Boston Globe.
  • Shepherd, J., ed. (2003). Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World. New York: Continuum.