Jose Pereira (1931) is Professor of Theology at Fordham University, New York, where he lectured on History of Religions. He has taught and done research in various academic institutions in Lisbon, London and Varanasi, and has published 20 books and over 140 articles on theology, history of art and architecture, and on Goan and Konkani culture, language, literature and music. Micael Martins (1914-1999), of Ol-lli/Orlim, Goa, studied music in Goa, and in Bombay with renowned music teachers. He performed for various societies in Bombay and Delhi, an led orchestras of films in Bombay. He began collecting traditional Goan Songs, art and folk, in 1993, and collaborated with Jose Pereira in recording Konkani songs from 1954, putting together as many as 11,000 numbers. Martins incorporated several motifs from traditional Goan Song into his classical musical compositions. Antonio Da Costa (1943), a priest, psychotherapist and musician, is currently working in the field of gerontology and ministers to the elderly in Arizona, U.S.A. As a musician he was trained in the Saligao and Rachol Seminaries, the London Trinity School of Music (in Bombay), the Juillard School of Music and Columbia University, New York. Inspired by his mother Arsentina, he began collecting specimens of traditional Goan Song from the age of 16, and for several years broadcast mandos, dulpods, deknnis, fugrhis, hymns and motets over Radio Goa, with the assistance of the choral groups he had founded and directed. He also organized concerts of Goan Music in Bombay, Pune and Mangalore to expose Goan audiences to the treasure of their traditional music.