Tiago de Oliveira Pinto

Tiago de Oliveira Pinto


  • Colonial legacy, Postcolonial art production

  • São Paulo (Brazil)

Tiago de Oliveira Pinto was born in São Paolo, Brazil. He did his doctoral dissertation in ethnomusicology at the Freie Universität Berlin in 1989. From 1989 to 1996, he taught at the Internationales Institut für Traditionelle Musik. He was also the director of the Brasilian Cultural Institute in Germany until 2002. 

From 2001 to 2006 he was a professor at the Institute of Social-Anthropology at the Universidade de São Paolo before taking up a teaching appointment at the Institute of Musicology at the University of Hamburg until 2009. He has conducted field work in Brazil, Portugal, Turkey, South-East Asia, and Africa.
He is currently a professor of musicology and transcultural music studies at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Weimar and the director of the Department of Musicology Weimar-Jena.

Contributions by Tiago de Oliveira Pinto