Valentim de Carvalho

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Valentim de Carvalho
Valentim de Carvalho (logo).jpg
Parent company Grupo JRP SGPS
Founded 1914
Founder Eduard Neupart
Genre Various
Location Estrada de Paço de Arcos 26, 2770-129, Oeiras, Lisbon
Official website Official website

Valentim de Carvalho (Portuguese pronunciation: [vɐlẽˈtĩ dɨ kɐɾˈvaʎu]) is a Portuguese record label founded in 1914.


The company started selling phonograph, musical instruments and music since its 1914 foundation at the Rua da Assunção, Lisbon.[1]

It distributes EMI in Portugal since 1920. VDC also carved names in the Portuguese music industry like Amália Rodrigues, António Variações and, most recently, Os Pontos Negros. It has two sub-labels: Popular and NorteSul. In 1994, the company was merged with EMI to form EMI-Valentim de Carvalho and also distributed UMG Portugal. It became EMI Music Portugal in 2006 and in 2013, the record label became a part of Parlophone and its Portuguese EMI catalogue are now under Warner Music Group.

As of 2014, JRP Group owns VdC. VdC now sells books aside from CDs and DVDs.

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