Austrian Photographer

The history of Brazil is permeada of great personages who, for reason of ignorance or discrete repercussion gotten at its time, go exceeding the decades, and even though the centuries, without they are studied the deep one, even so have participated actively of diverse cultural events social political that more interest each time the studious Brazilians of our rich and interminable history. The topics are as much, as many sources of research that, most of the time, we ignore great figures and facts. Mario Baldi, Austrian born in Salzburg in 1897, is one of these personages. Early one was interested for the photograph, still in its native city. To the 24 years of age one moves to Brazil and, with its family, it chooses Terespolis as its city-base, even so its work has taken it the inhospitable regions of Brazil, being the first Austrian in century XX to undertake Expeditions to the Interior of Brazil. However, years before, photograph would be associated to it as survival form. Talentoso, then was contracted by descending right-handers of D. Peter II e, with D.

Peter de Alcantara de Orleans and Braganca, participated of two expeditions to the interior of Brazil. Later Getulio was associated to it Vargas and as part of its work, travelled with the politician during one decade, acting as fotojornalista. He himself took over on a contract basis other expeditions first, being interested itself for the Carajs indians. Thousands of images of these expeditions can be found in museums in Vienna (Austria) and Terespolis (Secretariat of Culture). He is author also of a film on the Bororos indians in 1936, made for order of the Salesianos priests (unknown localization) and later, of a entitulado book ' ' Uoni Uoni' ' where indiozinho counts for the one voice, the life and customs of its tribe. Its death was given the same for cardiac attack in day where its woman also faleceu, vitimada for a snake bite, in 1957.