Claud D’SouzaSinger, Composer and Actor
Claud D’Souza is an acclaimed singer, composer and actor. He has fifteen musical CDs to his credit and has written over thirty five Konkani plays which include social, religious and historical. Claud’s musical nites have been staged all over including distant places like Mumbai, Bengaluru, the Middle East states and distant Canada on more than one occasion.
Claud has been a consistent performer in the Konkani music world and has been travelling around the Gulf region for his own shows besides accompanying Konkani legend Wilfy Rebimbus for Wilfy Nite.
With 46 musical ‘nites’ dedicated to Konkani music fans, Claud is not only an outstanding singer but can also play musical instruments like the drums. He is a compere par excellence and has been a very good actor-director of Konkani stage shows.
He made his first appearance in Wilfy Rebimbus’ shows from the 75th Wilfy Nite and has been an integral part of the troupe since. Claud has written, directed, and acted in over 30 Konkani stage plays.
His sound and religious plays have brought him laurels. Fifty-one-year-old multi-talented Claud has won several honours and awards of which ‘Sandesha Award’ and Karnataka Sahitya Academy are notable.
The latest gift to Konkani music lovers worldwide are the two albums by ‘Konkan Kalashree’ and Sandesha award winner Claud D’Souza.
A man who has dedicated his life to Konkani music, Claud has come up with the two albums ‘Roce ‘N’ Brass’ (Vol 14) and ‘Claudia’ (Vol 15), which are wholly different from other conventional audio albums.