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Benito DiPaula


Coining another design of samba, which includes fancy dressing and weepy vocal interpretations in the piano, Benito di Paula became among the exponents and fathers from the “sambão-jóia,” the overly romantic and commercial samba genre which was the precursor from the contemporary pagode romântico. Having tracks recorded by worldwide interpreters like Paul Mauriat, his extremely effective discography (with many of his albums surpassing 600,000 copies offered) can be complemented by his are composer of excellent time nationwide Television cleaning soap operas (Nino, O Italianinho, Simplesmente Maria, etc.). His structure “Faça De Mim Uma Ilha” received the Chico Viola honor. He also was the sponsor of the extremely successful Television musical Brasil Som 75. Di Paula debuted like a crooner in an area dance music group in Nova Friburgo. He made a decision to increase his horizons and relocated to Rio de Janeiro where his precarious economy pressured him to reside in the Morro da Formiga shantytown. Nonetheless it was there that he’d meet genuine sambistas and speak to the old-guard samba, that was essential for his apprenticeship. His following move was toward the São Paulo condition, where he resided in the town of Santos. For the reason that town, Di Paula shaped his initial group. Following a small amount of time of executing in nightclubs, he agreed upon with Copacabana, documenting his initial LP in Feb 1971. His initial LP to attain commercial achievement (150,000 copies marketed) was the 3rd one, Um Novo Samba, documented in 1973. The record got his biggest strike, “Retalhos de Cetim” (documented by many best performers, including Paul Mauriat), and another smash, “Violão Não se Empresta a Ninguém,” also released with achievement in Japan. 2 yrs afterwards, Di Paula departed for some shows in Mexico, Japan, U.S., and France (on the MIDEM, in Cannes). He also got his LP released in Argentina and got his tune “Quero Ver Você de Perto” documented by Roberto Carlos, credit scoring another hit. Which was the starting place for many Brazilian performers to record Di Paula’s masterpieces. His following LP got the achievement “Meu Amigo Charlie Dark brown” (a tribute to Schultz’ personality). Still, in 1975, Di Paula became the web host of the excellent time Television show Brasil Som 75, which got big audiences. Within the next season, his show on the Vivará nightclub (Rio de Janeiro) was opened up. He performed for just one season for a loaded house from Thursday night to Sunday, along with a 42-shape orchestra. In those days his releases had been having the average offering of 600,000 copies. In 1977, Di Paula toured European countries, you start with Italy. He proceeds to execute for his faithful group of fans, but his apex was limited to the ’70s and, to a smaller level, the ’80s.

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Full Name Benito di Paula
Children Rodrigo Vellozo
Siblings Jota Vellozo, Ney Vellozo, Ana Carolina Vellozo, Cirinha Vellozo, Nicéia Vellozo
Music Songs Retalhos de cetim, Ah! como eu amei, Charlie Brown, Mulher brasileira, Amigo do sol, amigo da lua, Vai Ficar Na Saudade, Do jeito que a vida quer, Proteção Às Borboletas, Assobiar ou chupar cana, Tudo está no seu lugar, Além de Tudo, Sanfona branca, Beleza Que E Voce Mulher, Bandeira do samba, Como dizia o mestre, Menina, Homem da montanha, Pare, olhe e viva, Violão não se empresta a ninguém, Não precisa me perdoar, Maria Baiana Maria, Modificação, Fazendo Paixão, Meu Amigo Charlie Brown, Quero Ser Seu Amigo, Se Não For Amor, Osso duro de roer, Meu Brasil, meu doce amado, Jesus Papai Noel, Coisas da vida, Pagode Da Cigana, Preciso Encontrar Você
Albums Brasil Som 75, Grabado en Vivo, Benito Di Paula Ao Vivo, Um Novo Samba, Baileiro, Que Brote Enfim o Rouxinol que Existe em Mim, Pode Acreditar, Ela / Benito di Paula, Fazendo Paixão, Benito di Paula, Ela, Essa Felicidade É Nossa, Nação, 20 super sucessos, Perfil, Raizes Do Samba, Benito di Paula / Um Novo Samba, Geração Samba, Identidade - Benito Di Paula, Para Sempre, Eu Sou O Samba - Benito Di Paula, 2 Em 1, Talento, Preferencia Nacional, Retratos

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