Of the first stars of MPB (música popular brasileira), Chico Buarque was among the first to become certifiable pop star. Along with his warm, nasally croon, elegant phrasing, and substantial skill at lyric composing, Buarque (who’s handsome on top of that) became popular with ladies, who cherished his understated sensuality. Nevertheless, Buarque was unpleasant playing the part of pop celebrity, preferring to be observed as a significant designer. Throughout his profession, he’s were able to have the very best of both worlds, however, not without some significant bumps on the way. Still, he continues to be a towering number in Brazilian pop music, among the country’s very best vocalist/songwriters and interpreters from the samba. Created in Rio de Janeiro in 1944, Buarque spent his early youngsters in Sao Paulo and Italy. Upon time for Brazil, Buarque creative development was significantly enhanced from the close friends of his dad (the historian Sergio Buarque de Holanda) who have been prominent in the first bossa nova motion. Although he immersed himself in music, particularly the brand new bossa nova noises of João Gilberto, Buarque determined that a university education was even more useful and he made a decision to research architecture in the College or university of Sao Paulo. That ended up being a short-lived profession choice and it wasn’t a long time before Buarque was slicing classes and getting together with Sao Paulo’s bossa nova cognoscenti. Buarque was 21 when his profession began to remove. He documented the solitary “Pedro Pedreiro,” made up music to get a theatrical creation, and, perhaps most of all, got three of his compositions documented from the undisputed queen of bossa nova, Nara Leao. No openly polemical performer, Buarque’s materials did not absence social consciousness, nonetheless it do appear stylistically conservative in comparison with the later-’60s noises from the tropicalistas such as for example Caetano Veloso, Gilberto Gil, and Operating-system Mutantes. Regardless of the fees of visual conservatism leveled against him (by Gil and Veloso) Buarque had taken a huge profession possibility in 1968 composing and credit scoring a bleak, existential play entitled Roda Viva which was vital of obsessive enthusiast tradition. The play’s pop celebrity protagonist can be torn limb from limb, his flesh consumed by his enthusiasts. Inside a move that noises raised from Julian Beck’s radical Living Theatre, the performers would provide audience bits of the deceased pop star’s flesh to consume (it had been chicken meats). Obviously, with a armed service dictatorship in power, this is considered extremely questionable stuff and troops were delivered to disrupt shows of Roda Viva, including destroying models and assaulting performers, Buarque himself was jailed briefly. Following the catastrophe of Roda Viva, Buarque came back to Italy to get a year and then go back to Brazil to get a lot of the celebrities of tropicalia in exile or seriously circumscribed by authorities censorship. In 1971, he documented the album Building that was a determined break from his previously bossa nova information. This was the beginning of the second 1 / 2 of Buarque’s profession, which noticed him writing even more intense tracks with challenging lyrical layers uncovering social and politics protest. Pressured to post his materials to federal government censors, almost two-thirds of his function was turned down. And from 1974-1975, the censors accepted next to nothing he composed. On a far more positive be aware, the rift between Buarque, Veloso, and Gil was resolved upon their go back to Brazil in 1972, and Buarque continued to record with both of these within the mid-’70s. Within the ’80s, Buarque was presented with even more compositional leeway and documented some amazing music, alongside branching out into various other artistic efforts that included composing plays and books, in addition to scoring films, all this work in keeping with his wish to re-examine Brazil’s ethnic past, its romantic relationship with today’s, and its endless possibilities for future years. Through all of those other decade certainly through the finish of the hundred years, Buarque continuing to record and tour on the amazing speed of approximately a to push out a year. A few of these included Dança da Meia-Lua in 1988, Em fun??o de Todos in 1993, 1995’s Uma Palavra, and 1997’s Terra. Buarque kicked from the 21st hundred years with Cambaio in 2001, accompanied by a long group of live recordings and concert Dvd videos. He returned towards the studio room and released the acclaimed Carioca in 2006. He toured the record, and released a concert edition from it in 2007, after that proceeded to go into retreat and authored his initial book, Leite Derramado. This year 2010, Buarque finished a new studio room album simply entitled Chico; it had been released in Brazil in the summertime of 2011, and in the fall premiered world-wide via DRG. For pretty much 40 years, Chico Buarque continues to be an artist fighting pop music and pop stardom. Constantly challenging, always aware of social history, he continues to be, deservedly, a towering shape in Brazilian music.
Awards Latin Grammy Award for Best MPB Album, Latin Grammy Award for Best Portuguese Language Song, Portugal Telecom Prize for Literature
Music Songs Cálice, Geni E O Zepelim, Paratodos, Construção, Apesar de você, A banda, O que será, João e Maria, O meu amor, Cotidiano, Vai passar, Roda viva, Olhos nos olhos, Quem te viu, quem te vê, Essa Moca Ta Diferente, Futuros amantes, Eu te amo, Mulhers de Atenas, Todo o sentimento, Pedaço De Mim, Meu caro amigo, Valsinha, O meu guri, Minha história, Bye Bye, Brasil, Atrás da Porta, Deus lhe pague, Ciranda da bailarina, Trocando em miúdos, Se Eu Soubesse, Jorge Maravilha, Samba de Orly
Albums Chico Buarque & Maria Bethânia, Malandro, Carioca - Ao Vivo, Caetano E Chico Juntos e Ao Vivo, Calabar, Vida, Construção, Morte e Vida Severina, O Grande Circo Místico, Meus caros amigos, Terra, Cambaio, Chico Buarque, Na Carreira, Almanaque, Carioca, Quando o carnaval chegar, Per un pugno di samba, ParaTodos, As cidades, O Corsário do Rei, Os Saltimbancos Trapalhoes, Chico Buarque de Hollanda, Volume 3, Uma palavra, Chico Buarque ao vivo - Paris - Le Zenith, Chico Buarque de Hollanda, Volume 2, Os Saltimbancos, Chico Buarque de Hollanda, Volume 4, Chico Buarque na Itália, Chico Buarque – Duetos, Dança da Meia-Lua, Francisco, Chico Buarque de Hollanda: Os Primeiros Anos, Chico Buarque de Hollanda, Chico, O Sambista, Chico Buarque En Español, Show 1º de Maio, Melhores Momentos de Chico & Caetano, Chico 50 Anos, Sinal fechado, Ópera do Malandro, Na Itália, Palco, Corpo e Alma, Caravanas, Perfil
Nominations Oceanos-Prêmio de Literatura em Língua Portuguesa, Latin Grammy Award for Album of the Year, Latin Grammy Award for Best Singer-Songwriter Album, Latin Grammy Award for Best Long Form Music Video
Movies Fados, Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands, Bye Bye Brazil, Chico - Artista Brasileiro, Oscar Niemeyer - A Vida É Um Sopro, Maria Bethânia: Music Is Perfume, Joanna Francesa, They Don't Wear Black Tie, The Oyster and the Wind, Maine-Océan, Palavra (En)cantada, Carioca tigre, The Mandarin, When Carnival Comes, Turbulence, The Greatest Love of All, Playing with Fire, Water and Salt, Elis Regina: MPB Especial, Rio's Love Song, Outro País: Memórias, Sonhos, Ilusões… Portugal 1974/1975, Os saltimbancos Trapalhões, Ópera do Malandro, The Man Who Killed John Wayne, Betinho - Hope on the Line, Day to Day, Tom Jobim - Aguas de Março, Pitanga
Grandfather of Irene (Sílvia's daughter), Lia and Teresa (Luisa's daughters).
His biggest mania is soccer: he is a famous supporter of club Fluminense of Rio, has his own field where he plays as striker, with his amateur team full of celebrities, and did a song ("O Futebol") in homage to the world legends Pelé and Garrincha.
Brother of singers 'Cristina Buarque', 'Miúcha' and 'Anna de Hollanda'.
TV Mini-Series writer - 1 episode
Rio 2016 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony
TV Special writer: "Construção"
Chico: Artista Brasileiro
Documentary "Minha História" / performer: "Sinhá", "Dueto", "Paratodos", "A Banda", "Carolina", "Tem Mais Samba", "Roda Viva", "Rosa dos Ventos", "Una Mia Canzone", "Essa Moça Tá Diferente", "Apesar de Você", "Deus Lhe Pague", "Caçada", "Minha História", "Flor da Idade", "Partido Alto", "Tanto Mar", "Cálice", "Boi Voador Não Pode", "Cotidiano", "Você Não Entende Nada", "Se Eu Fosse Teu Patrão", "A História de Lily Braun", "Na Carreira", "Gota d'água", "O Que Será", "Vai Passar", "Tanto Amar", "D
Documentary writer: "Ludo Real"
Rio, I Love You
performer: "Copo Vazio"
Pé na Cova
TV Series writer - 1 episode
TV Series writer - 6 episodes
Criança Esperança 2012
TV Special writer: "Tanto Mar" - as Chico Buarque
TV Series performer - 7 episodes, 2012 writer - 4 episodes, 2012
Ivete Gil Caetano
TV Special writer: "O Meu Amor", "Atrás da Porta", "Olhos nos Olhos"
A Vida da Gente
TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2011
TV Movie writer: "Para Todos"
TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2011
TV Series writer: "Atrás da Porta", "O Cio da Terra"
TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2003 writer - 1 episode, 2003
Chocolate com Pimenta
TV Series writer: "VALSA BRASILEIRA"
Apolônio Brasil, Campeão da Alegria
writer: "Roda Viva"
TV Series music - 1 episode
lyrics: "Fora de Hora"
TV Series performer: "Cio da Terra", "Yolanda" / writer: "Cio da Terra"
performer: "Valsinha" - as Chico Buarque / writer: "Valsinha" - as Chico Buarque
Desejos de Mulher
TV Series performer: "Façamos/Vamos Amar"
Acústico MTV: Cássia Eller
writer: "Partido Alto"
Porto dos Milagres
TV Series writer: "Sob Medida"
performer: "Dueto" - as Chico Buarque / writer: "Dueto" - as Chico Buarque
Acústico MTV: Gal Costa
Video writer: "Folhetim"
Cássia Eller: Com Você Meu Mundo Ficaria Completo - Ao Vivo
Video writer: "Partido Alto"
The Oyster and the Wind
writer: "A Ostra e o Vento" instrumental
Four Days in September
writer: "Madalena foi pro mar"
Little Book of Love
performer: "Futuros Amantes" - as Chico Buarque / writer: "Futuros Amantes" - as Chico Buarque
Veja Esta Canção
writer: "Samba do grande amor" - as Chico Buarque
Better Days Ahead
Rosa de amor y fuego
TV Special writer: "La historia de Lily Braun"
TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1987 writer - 1 episode, 1987
writer: "A Volta do Malandro", "Las Muchachas de Copacabana", "Hino da Repressão", "Aquela Mulher", "Viver de Amor", "Sentimental", "Desafio do Malandro", "O Último Blues", "Palavra de Mulher", "O Meu Amor", "Tango do Covil", "Uma Canção Desnaturada", "Rio 42", "Pedaço de Mim", "Tema de Geni"
O Cinema Falado
writer: "Bancarrota Blues"
lyrics: "Thème: MEU CARO AMIGO" - as Chico Buarque
TV Series performer: "Isso Aqui Tá Bom Demais" / writer: "Isso Aqui Tá Bom Demais"
Para Viver Um Grande Amor
writer: "Sinhazinha Despertar", "Sinhazinha Despedida", "A Violeira", "Imagina", "Tanta Saudade", "Samba do Grande Amor", "Meninos, Eu Vi"
Especial Ana Belén
TV Movie performer: "Noche de máscaras" / writer: "Que será O que será" - as Chico Buarque
Os saltimbancos Trapalhões
performer: "Piruetas", "Rebichada", "Meu Caro Barão" / writer: "Piruetas", "História de uma Gata", "Rebichada", "Hollywood", "Alô Liberdade", "A Cidade dos Artistas", "Minha Canção", "Meu Caro Barão", "Todos Juntos"