David Cranmer is an English musicologist resident in Portugal since 1981 who teaches at the Musicology Department of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa. His principal research interests involve opera and theatre music in Portugal and Brazil in the 18th and early 19th centuries. Among others, he has directed research projects on the Teatro de São Carlos, Lisbon, and on the Portuguese composer Marcos Portugal. He is researcher responsible for Caravelas – Study group for the history of Luso-Brazilian music, which currently has about 100 members from Brazil, Portugal, Spain, the UK, Switzerland, Italy and the USA. As well as publishing books of his own and in co-authorship, he is editor of Mozart, Marcos Portugal e o seu tempo (Lisboa: Edições Colibri/CESEM, 2010) and Marcos Portugal: uma reavaliação (Lisboa: Edições Colibri/CESEM, 2012).