Clóvis Bornay

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Clóvis Bornay
Born(1916-01-10)January 10, 1916
DiedOctober 9, 2005(2005-10-09) (aged 89)
NationalityBrazilian
OccupationMuseologist and carnival designer
Years active1930s–2000s
Known forCarnival

Clóvis Bornay (January 10, 1916 – October 9, 2005) was a Brazilian museologist,[1][2] actor, and maker of Carnival costumes for more than 40 years, which made him famous throughout the nation, and he continues to be honored and the subject at Carnival parades today.[3][4][5][6][7][8] He also composed some of the Carnival songs in the 1960s and 1970s and was the costume designer for the Salgueiro parade in 1966; Unidos de Lucas from 1967 to 1969; GRES Portela in 1969 and 1970, where he won at this carnival for his theme "Legends and Mysteries of the Amazon"; GRES Mocidade Independente de Padre Miguel in 1972 and 1973; and lastly Unidos da Tijuca in 1973.[9]

He was born of Spanish and Swiss parents[3] in Nova Friburgo, near Rio de Janeiro, where he died on October 9, 2005, at age 89, he started designing the 1930s until eventually starting at carnivals.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "O caráter educativo do Museu Histórico Nacional" (PDF). lume.ufrgs.br. 2013. Retrieved November 1, 2015.
  2. ^ "Universidade Federal do Ceará, Faculdade de Educação" (PDF). repositorio.ufc.br. 2014. Retrieved November 1, 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Unidos da Tijuca to Parade Last in Rio's 2015 Carnival". riotimesonline.com. February 13, 2015. Retrieved November 1, 2015.
  4. ^ "Carnival to Have Traditional Samba Schools as well as Large Street Parades". folha.uol.com.br. February 9, 2015. Retrieved November 1, 2015.
  5. ^ "Carnaval suíço da Unidos da Tijuca joga neve e chocolate na Sapucaí". globo.com. February 17, 2015. Retrieved November 1, 2015.
  6. ^ "MODERNIZAÇÃO EM MUSEUS Museu Histórico Nacional" (PDF). museologica-portugal.net. 2011. Retrieved November 1, 2015.
  7. ^ "Confessions of a British Carnival dancer". bbc.com. February 15, 2015. Retrieved November 1, 2015.
  8. ^ "The 2015 Carnival Competition Wraps Up in Rio de Janeiro". riotimesonline.com. February 17, 2015. Retrieved November 1, 2015.
  9. ^ "Clovis Bornay – The Great Master of Carnival Costumes". swissando.com.br. Archived from the original on December 8, 2015. Retrieved November 1, 2015.
  10. ^ "King of the carnival: The death of a legend". independent.co.uk. October 12, 2005. Archived from the original on November 10, 2012. Retrieved November 1, 2015.