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Ângela Maria

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Through the ’50s, Ângela Maria was typically the most popular singer in Brazil, qualified by IBOPE, a renowned institute focused on opinion study. Owner of the privileged tone of voice and personal design of interpretation, Maria is looked upon by many because the greatest singer ever in that nation, and successive musical motions such as for example bossa nova, Tropicália, and Jovem Guarda by no means succeeded in troubling her profession. The daughter of the Protestant minister, she sang in chapel choirs from her years as a child. She worked being a weaver, as her family members was against her creative wants. Around 1947, she begun to perform in radio, in newbie displays like Pescando Estrelas (Rádio Clube perform Brasil), Hora perform Pato (Rádio Nacional), and in Ary Barroso’s present on Rádio Tupi. Often utilizing the pseudonym Ângela Maria (which occulted her shows from her tight family members), she performed as an amateur within the well-known Trem da Alegria (by Lamartine Babo, Iara Product sales, and Héber Bôscoli) on Rádio Nacional. The listeners’ great reception prompted her to abandon her family members also to try the profession of vocalist. In 1948, she became the crooner from the Dance Avenida, perhaps one of the most essential gafieiras of Rio. Shortly, she was employed by Rádio Mayrink Veiga. Her initial recording emerged in 1951, with “Sou Feliz” (Augusto Mesquita/Ciro Monteiro) and “Quando Alguém Vai Embora” (Ciro Monteiro/Dias Cruz), for Victor. “Não Tenho Você,” by then-unknown composers Paulo Marques and Ari Monteiro, documented within the next season, was her initial hit. Throughout that period, she was a big superstar at Rádio Nacional and Rádio Mayrink Veiga, where she got her own present, A Princesa Canta (the Princess Sings). Among her fans, Leader Obtainúlio Vargas, affectionately known as her Sapoti. In 1963, she toured Portugal and Africa, performing for Portuguese military. In 1979, she participated (with João da Baiana) within the documentary Maxixe, a Dança Perdida (Alex Viany). Among her most recent successes was a present distributed to Cauby Peixoto, Canta Brasil, that was documented and released by RCA/BMG as Ângela e Cauby ao Vivo.

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Full Name Ângela Maria
Died December 30, 1944, Auschwitz concentration camp, Oświęcim, Poland
Profession Actor, Singer
Music Songs Não Se Vá, Mãezinha Querida, Garota solitária, Alma Gêmea, Foi Deus, Conversa da madrugada, Obrigado Mãe, A Lua É Dos Namorados, Gente humilde, Ai, mouraría, Meu ex-amor, Ave Maria Do Morro, O arlequim de Toledo, Mentindo, Lábios de Mel, Eu Acho Muito Engraçado, Quero Morrer de Catapora, Amelia De Você, Esta Noite Ou Nunca, Você Em Minha Vida, Amendoim Torradinho, Vida de Bailarina, Vá, Mas Volte, Contigo Aprendi, Não Me Perguntes, A Noiva, Beijo Roubado, Babalú, Codinome Beija-Flor, Sabes mentir, Ninguém é de Ninguém / A Noiva, Como É Grande o Meu Amor por Você
Albums À Vontade Em Voz e Violão, A Rainha Canta, Sucesso Sempre!, Canta Sucessos de David Nasser, Pela Saudade Que Me invade (Um tributo a Dalva de Oliveira), Canta, Brasil, Reencontro, (Uma Voz para Milhões) Quando a Noite Vem, Maxximum, Incomparável, Castigo Ruim, Sempre O Luar, Escuta, Série 2 EM 1 - Angela Maria, Angela Maria apresenta Fernando César e seus amigos, Eu Voltei, Canta Sucessos de David Nasser (Original Album 1959), Angela Maria e as Canções de Roberto & Erasmo, Não Tenho Você, Porque El Amor Es Asi, Sabes Mentir, The Music of Brazil / Angela Maria / Recordings 1957 - 1958, Seleção Essencial - Grandes Sucessos - Ângela Maria, Quandos Os Maestros Se Encontram Com Angela Maria, Por Ellos Y Para Ellos, Sound and Vision, A Raihna Canta (Original Album 1955), Sucessos de Angela Maria, Vol. 3, Série Super Divas - Angela Maria, So Melancolia (Mono Version) [feat. L'Orquestra do Sindicato dos Musicos Profissionnais do Rio de Janeiro], Mestres da MPB, Angela E Cauby Ao Vivo, Quando Os Astros Se Encontram, Disco De Ouro, O essencial de, Lets Have A Drink, Easily Stop Time, Dateline Rome, Hit It, Surf Riding, Bitter And Sweet, A Bouquet Of Hits, Favourite Dish, Days To Come, Meus Momentos: Angela Maria, Eu Te Amo, Canta para o Mundo - Volume 1 (Original Album), Sunny Sounds, Hide Away, College Man, Fun And Sophistication
Movies Rumbo a Brasilia, Naked Amazon, Astral City: A Spiritual Journey, Rio Zona Norte


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Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Astral City: A Spiritual Journey 2010 Obsessor 5
Fronteira 2008 as Ângela Maria
A Extorsão 1975
Portugal... Minha Saudade 1974
Carnaval Barra Limpa 1967
007 1/2 no Carnaval 1966
Rumbo a Brasilia 1961
Eu Sou o Tal 1959
Quem Roubou Meu Samba? 1959
Dorinha no Soçaite 1957
Metido a Bacana 1957
Rio Fantasia 1957
Chico Fumaça 1956
Com Água na Boca 1956
O Negócio Foi Assim 1956
Samba na Vila 1956
Tira a mão daí! 1956
Fuzileiro do Amor 1956 uncredited
O Feijão é Nosso 1955
Naked Amazon 1955
Carnaval em Marte 1955
Rei do Movimento 1954
Rua Sem Sol 1954
Com o Diabo no Corpo 1952

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Guerra dos Sexos 2012 TV Series performer: "Esse Cara"
Cheias de Charme 2012 TV Series performer: "Tango pra Tereza"
Passione 2010 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Amazônia: De Galvez a Chico Mendes 2007 TV Mini-Series performer: "Recuerdos de Ypacaraí"
Por Toda Minha Vida 2006 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Mulheres Apaixonadas 2003 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Apolônio Brasil, Campeão da Alegria 2003 performer: "Babalu"
Partido Alto 1984 TV Series performer: "Horizontes"
Elas por Elas 1982 TV Series performer: "Depois de Ti"
Os Monstros de Babaloo 1971 performer: "Babalu"
Macunaima 1969 performer: "Cinderela"
Rua Sem Sol 1954 performer: "Vida de Bailarina", "Rua Sem Sol"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Som Brasil 2013 TV Series Herself
The Life We Lead 2011 TV Series Herself
Altas Horas 2003 TV Series Herself
Chiquinha Gonzaga 1999 TV Mini-Series Herself
Roberto Carlos Especial 1995 TV Series Herself
A Voz Humana 1993 TV Movie documentary Interviewee
Brasileiras e Brasileiros 1990 TV Series Herself
Grandes Nomes 1980 TV Series
Maxixe, a Dança Proibida 1979 Short documentary
America by Night 1961 Documentary
Rio Zona Norte 1957 Herself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Por Toda Minha Vida 2006 TV Series Herself

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