Soveral, Isabel (Maria Machado Abranches de)
- Sérgio Azevedo
(b Oporto, Dec 25, 1961). Portuguese composer. She studied with Peixinho (from 1983), and later attended piano and composition courses at the Lisbon Conservatory, where her composition teacher was Joly Braga Santos. In 1988 she attended the New York State University, Stony Brook, with grants from the Fulbright Foundation, the Luso-American Foundation for Development and the Ministry of Culture, obtaining a PhD in composition under the supervision of Arel and Semegen. On her return to Portugal she was appointed to the staff of the University of Aveiro, where she now lectures....