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Chico Buarque

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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.

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Full Name Chico Buarque
Profession Actor, Singer, Poet, Playwright, Author, Guitarist, Screenwriter, Songwriter, Novelist, Film Score Composer
Education University of São Paulo
Nationality Brazilian
Spouse Marieta Severo
Children Sílvia Buarque, Luísa Buarque de Hollanda, Helena Buarque de Hollanda
Parents Sérgio Buarque de Holanda, Maria Amélia Cesário Alvim
Siblings Miúcha, Ana de Hollanda, Cristina Buarque, Maria do Carmo Buarque, Álvaro Buarque, Sérgio Buarque
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


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#Fact
1 Grandfather of Irene (Sílvia's daughter), Lia and Teresa (Luisa's daughters).
2 Father-in-law of composer Carlinhos Brown.
3 Father-in-law of actor Chico Díaz.
4 Siblings: Miúcha, Alvaro Buarque de Hollanda, Sérgio Buarque de Hollanda Filho, Ana de Hollanda, Cristina Buarque and Maria do Carmo Buarque de Hollanda.
5 Mother: Maria Amélia Buarque de Hollanda (b. 1910).
6 Beloved by women because of his great habitilty in understanding the female souls in his songs.
7 Uncle of singer Bebel Gilberto.
8 Son of writer and antropologist Sérgio Buarque de Holanda.
9 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.
10 Grandfather of Francisco Buarque de Freitas (born 24 August 1996), Clara Buarque de Freitas (born 23 November 1998), Cecília Buarque Freitas (b. 25 December 2006) and Leila (b. 21 October 2009), children of Helena and composer Carlinhos Brown.
11 Father of actress Sílvia Buarque (born 28 March 1969), 'Helena' (born 22 December 1970) and Luísa Buarque de Hollanda (born 17 September 1975).
12 Brother of singers 'Cristina Buarque', 'Miúcha' and 'Anna de Hollanda'.


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Justiça 2016 TV Mini-Series writer - 1 episode
Rio 2016 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony 2016 TV Special writer: "Construção"
Chico: Artista Brasileiro 2015 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
Cássia 2014 Documentary writer: "Ludo Real"
Rio, I Love You 2014 performer: "Copo Vazio"
Pé na Cova 2013 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Som Brasil 2007-2012 TV Series writer - 6 episodes
Criança Esperança 2012 2012 TV Special writer: "Tanto Mar" - as Chico Buarque
Carrossel TV Series performer - 7 episodes, 2012 writer - 4 episodes, 2012
Ivete Gil Caetano 2011 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
Criança Esperança 2011 TV Movie writer: "Para Todos"
Insensato Coração TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2011
Como Esquecer 2010 writer: "Retrato em Branco e Preto"
Uma Noite em 67 2010 Documentary performer: "Roda Viva" / writer: "Roda Viva"
Escrito nas Estrelas 2010 TV Series writer - 1 episode
As Melhores Coisas do Mundo 2010 writer: "João e Maria" - as Chico Buarque
Cinquentinha 2009 TV Series writer - 1 episode
É Proibido Fumar 2009 writer: "Tatuagem"
Do Começo ao Fim 2009 performer: "Todo Sentimento"
Cama de Gato 2009 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dzi Croquettes 2009 Documentary performer: "Roda Viva" / writer: "Roda Viva"
Viver a Vida TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2009 writer - 1 episode, 2009
In Therapy 2009 writer: "Futuros Amantes" - as Chico Buarque
Caminho das Índias 2009 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Los grandes éxitos... y mucho más 2008 Video writer: "Qué será", "La historia de Lily Braun"
Se Nada Mais Der Certo 2008 "Todos Juntos", "Bicharada"
Casa da Mãe Joana 2008 performer: "Não Existe Pecado ao Sul do Equador" - as Chico Buarque / writer: "Não Existe Pecado ao Sul do Equador", "Juca", "Sabiá" - as Chico Buarque
Os Mutantes 2008 TV Series performer: "João e Maria", "Rosa Dos Ventos"
A Favorita TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2008 writer - 1 episode, 2008
Queridos Amigos TV Mini-Series performer - 1 episode, 2008 writer - 1 episode, 2008
Por Toda Minha Vida TV Series writer - 2 episodes, 2006 - 2007 performer - 1 episode, 2007
Duas Caras 2007 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Paraíso Tropical 2007 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Batismo de Sangue 2006 performer: "Noite dos Mascarados" / writer: "Noite dos Mascarados"
Os 12 Trabalhos 2006 writer: "Valsa Brasileira"
Zuzu Angel 2006 performer: "Angélica", "Apesar de Você" / writer: "Angélica", "Apesar de Você"
Una canción me trajo aquí 2006 Video writer: "Que será O que será" - as Chico Buarque
A Máquina 2005 performer: "Porque Era Ela, Porque Era Eu" / writer: "Acalanto Para Helena", "Porque Era Ela, Porque Era Eu"
América 2005 TV Series writer - 1 episode
XIX premios Goya 2005 TV Special writer: "Ah! Tu verras O que será"
Cabra-Cega 2004 performer: "Roda Viva" / writer: "Roda Viva", "Rosa dos Ventos", "Construção"
A Dona da História 2004 writer: "A Banda"
Celebridade 2003 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Canavial de Paixões 2003 TV Series writer: "Atrás da Porta", "O Cio da Terra"
Mulheres Apaixonadas TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2003 writer - 1 episode, 2003
Chocolate com Pimenta 2003 TV Series writer: "VALSA BRASILEIRA"
Apolônio Brasil, Campeão da Alegria 2003 writer: "Roda Viva"
Skeppsholmen 2003 TV Series music - 1 episode
Lara 2002 lyrics: "Fora de Hora"
Terra Speranza 2002 TV Series performer: "Cio da Terra", "Yolanda" / writer: "Cio da Terra"
Carnages 2002 performer: "Valsinha" - as Chico Buarque / writer: "Valsinha" - as Chico Buarque
Desejos de Mulher 2002 TV Series performer: "Façamos/Vamos Amar"
Acústico MTV: Cássia Eller 2001 writer: "Partido Alto"
Porto dos Milagres 2001 TV Series writer: "Sob Medida"
Amores Possíveis 2001 performer: "Dueto" - as Chico Buarque / writer: "Dueto" - as Chico Buarque
Acústico MTV: Gal Costa 2001 Video writer: "Folhetim"
Cássia Eller: Com Você Meu Mundo Ficaria Completo - Ao Vivo 2000 Video writer: "Partido Alto"
The Oyster and the Wind 1997 writer: "A Ostra e o Vento" instrumental
Four Days in September 1997 writer: "Madalena foi pro mar"
Little Book of Love 1997 performer: "Futuros Amantes" - as Chico Buarque / writer: "Futuros Amantes" - as Chico Buarque
Veja Esta Canção 1994 writer: "Samba do grande amor" - as Chico Buarque
Better Days Ahead 1990 writer: "Beatriz"
Rosa de amor y fuego 1989 TV Special writer: "La historia de Lily Braun"
Sassaricando TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1987 writer - 1 episode, 1987
Malandro 1986 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 1986 writer: "Bancarrota Blues"
Maine Ocean 1986 lyrics: "Thème: MEU CARO AMIGO" - as Chico Buarque
Roque Santeiro 1985 TV Series performer: "Isso Aqui Tá Bom Demais" / writer: "Isso Aqui Tá Bom Demais"
Para Viver Um Grande Amor 1984 writer: "Sinhazinha Despertar", "Sinhazinha Despedida", "A Violeira", "Imagina", "Tanta Saudade", "Samba do Grande Amor", "Meninos, Eu Vi"
Especial Ana Belén 1982 TV Movie performer: "Noche de máscaras" / writer: "Que será O que será" - as Chico Buarque
Os saltimbancos Trapalhões 1981 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"
Eu Te Amo 1981 writer: "Eu Te Amo"
Perdoa-me Por Me Traíres 1980 writer: "Mil Perdões"
Aplauso 1980 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Grandes Nomes 1980 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Bye Bye Brasil 1980 performer: "Bye Bye Brasil" / writer: "Bye Bye Brasil"
República dos Assassinos 1979 writer: "Sob Medida", "Não Sonho Mais"
A Noiva da Cidade 1978 writer: "A Noiva da Cidade", "Quadrilha", "Passaredo"
Se Segura, Malandro! 1978 performer: "Feijoada Completa" / writer: "Feijoada Completa"
Dancin' Days 1978 TV Series "João e Maria"
Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands 1976 performer: "O Que Será Abertura" / writer: "O Que Será À Flor da Pele", "O Que Será À Flor da Terra", "O Que Será Abertura"
Ipanema, Adeus 1975 performer: "Fado Tropical" - as Chico Buarque de Hollanda / writer: "Fado Tropical" - as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
Nu, pogodi! 1974 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Vai Trabalhar Vagabundo 1973 performer: "Vai Trabalhar Vagabundo", "Flor da Idade" / writer: "Vai Trabalhar Vagabundo", "Flor da Idade"
Joanna Francesa 1973 writer: "Joana Francesa"
Quando o Carnaval Chegar 1972 performer: "Mambembe", "Caçada", "Quando o Carnaval Chegar", "Cantores do Rádio" / writer: "Mambembe", "Baioque", "Caçada", "Quando o Carnaval Chegar", "Soneto", "Bom Conselho", "Partido Alto"
Klassenkeile 1969 writer: "Al Banda"
Garota de Ipanema 1967 writer: "Chorinho", "A Noite dos Mascarados"
The Hollywood Palace 1967 TV Series writer - 1 episode

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Chico Buarque - Na Carreira 2012 TV Movie
Chico Buarque - Carioca ao Vivo 2007 Video
Vidas Opostas 2006 TV Series as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
Tempo Tempo Tempo Tempo 2006 Video as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
A Máquina 2005 as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
A Dona da História 2004 as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
Ana Carolina - Estampado 2003 Video as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
Outro País: Memórias, Sonhos, Ilusões... Portugal 1974/1975 2000 Documentary as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
O Sonho de Rose - 10 Anos Depois 1997 Documentary as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
The Oyster and the Wind 1997 as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
Veja Esta Canção 1994 segment "Samba do Grande Amor", as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
Procura-se 1993 TV Mini-Series 3 episodes
Vai Trabalhar, Vagabundo II 1991 as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
Malandro 1986 as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
Étoiles et toiles 1986 TV Series documentary 1 episode
A Banda do Chico de Holanda 1986 TV Movie
Anos Dourados 1986 TV Mini-Series 3 episodes
Em Nome da Segurança Nacional 1984 Documentary as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
Para Viver Um Grande Amor 1984 as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
Linha de Montagem 1982 Documentary as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
Morte e Vida Severina 1981 TV Movie as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
Os saltimbancos Trapalhões 1981 as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
Eles Não Usam Black-Tie 1981 as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
Certas Palavras com Chico Buarque 1980 Documentary
Perdoa-me Por Me Traíres 1980 as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
Bye Bye Brasil 1980 as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
República dos Assassinos 1979 as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
A Noiva da Cidade 1978 as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
Se Segura, Malandro! 1978 as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
Siembro viento en mi ciudad 1978 Documentary short as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
Morte e Vida Severina 1977 as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
O Jogo da Vida 1977 as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
Carioca tigre 1976 as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands 1976 as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
Elis Regina: MPB Especial 1973 TV Movie as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
Vai Trabalhar Vagabundo 1973 as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
Joanna Francesa 1973 as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
Quando o Carnaval Chegar 1972 as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
Cleo e Daniel 1970 as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
Garota de Ipanema 1967 as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
O Anjo Assassino 1967 as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
Prisioneiro de um Sonho 1964 TV Series as Chico Buarque de Hollanda

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Chico Buarque - Na Carreira 2012 TV Movie scenario
Feijoada Completa 2012 Short song - as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
Budapest 2009 novel - as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
Benjamim 2003 book "Benjamim" - as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
Estorvo 2000 novel
Malandro 1986
Para Viver Um Grande Amor 1984 as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
Os saltimbancos Trapalhões 1981 as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
Certas Palavras com Chico Buarque 1980 Documentary
Quando o Carnaval Chegar 1972 story - as Chico Buarque de Hollanda

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Água e Sal 2001 Amante (as Chico Buarque de Hollanda)
Ed Mort 1997 Silva 1 (as Chico Buarque de Hollanda)
The Mandarin 1995 Noel Rosa (as Chico Buarque de Hollanda)
Vai Trabalhar, Vagabundo II 1991 Julinho da Adelaide (as Chico Buarque de Hollanda)
Quando o Carnaval Chegar 1972 Paulo (as Chico Buarque de Hollanda)
Garota de Ipanema 1967 as Chico Buarque de Hollanda

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Due Fratelli 2013 Video short original theme - as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
Raízes do Brasil: Uma Cinebiografia de Sérgio Buarque de Hollanda 2003 Documentary composer: songs "Paratodos", "Apesar de Você", "A Banda"
The Mandarin 1995 composer: songs "Morena dos Olhos d'água", "A banda" - as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
Better Days Ahead 1990 composer: song "Beatriz" - as Chico Buarque de Hollanda

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cabra-Cega 2004 associate producer - as Chico Buarque de Hollanda

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mundo VIP 1997 TV Series Himself
Jet 7 1996 TV Series Himself (1997) (as Chico Buarque de Hollanda)
Taratata 1996 TV Series Himself
Falatório 1996 TV Series Himself (1997)
Flamengo: Um Século de Paixão 1995 Documentary Himself (as Chico Buarque de Hollanda)
Roberto Carlos Especial 1993 TV Series Himself
Beyond Citizen Kane 1993 TV Movie documentary Himself (as Chico Buarque de Hollanda)
Bouillon de culture 1992 TV Series documentary Himself
Os Olhos da Lua 1991 TV Series Himself (1991) (as Chico Buarque de Hollanda)
Beats of the Heart: The Spirit of Samba - Black Music of Brazil 1989 Video documentary Himself (as Chico Barque)
Chico - O País da Delicadeza Perdida 1989 TV Movie documentary Himself
Àngel Casas Show 1988 TV Series Himself
Especial Ana Belén 1982 TV Movie Himself (as Chico Buarque de Hollanda)
Certas Palavras com Chico Buarque 1980 Documentary Himself
Siembro viento en mi ciudad 1978 Documentary short as Chico Buarque de Hollanda
Pitanga 2016 Documentary post-production
Chico: Artista Brasileiro 2015 Documentary Himself
Show Me Rio 2014 TV Movie documentary Himself - Singer-composer (as Chico Buarque de Hollanda)
A Farra do Circo 2014 Documentary Himself
Rio, Ano Zero 2013 Documentary Himself (as Chico Buarque de Hollanda)
Mercedes Sosa: La voz de Latinoamérica 2013 Documentary Himself
Áurea Martins: Iluminante 2012 Video documentary Himself (as Chico Buarque de Hollanda)
Chico Buarque - Na Carreira 2012 TV Movie Himself
Meu Caro Amigo Chico 2012 Documentary
Mais X Favela 2011 TV Series Himself (as Chico Buarque de Hollanda)
Uma Noite em 67 2010 Documentary Himself (as Chico Buarque de Hollanda)
Oscar Niemeyer - A Vida É Um Sopro 2010 Documentary Himself (as Chico Buarque de Hollanda)
O Homem que Engarrafava Nuvens 2009 Documentary Himself (as Chico Buarque de Hollanda)
CQC: Custe o Que Custar 2008 TV Series Himself
Palavra (en)cantada 2008 Documentary Himself (as Chico Buarque de Hollanda)
Por Toda Minha Vida 2007 TV Series Himself
Chico Buarque - Carioca ao Vivo 2007 Video Himself
Fados 2007 Documentary Himself (as Chico Buarque de Hollanda)
Doce de Pimenta 2007 TV Movie Himself (as Chico Buarque de Hollanda)
Desconstrução 2006 Video documentary Himself (as Chico Buarque de Hollanda)
O Sol - Caminhando Contra o Vento 2006 Documentary Himself (as Chico Buarque de Hollanda)
Continuarà... 2005 TV Series Himself
Vinicius 2005 Documentary Himself - Singer 'Medo de Amar'
Maria Bethania: Music Is Perfume 2005 Documentary Himself
Tout le monde en parle 2005 TV Series Himself
Evandro Teixeira - Instantâneos da Realidade 2003 Documentary Himself (as Chico Buarque de Hollanda)
Ana Carolina - Estampado 2003 Video Himself
Raízes do Brasil: Uma Cinebiografia de Sérgio Buarque de Hollanda 2003 Documentary Himself (as Chico Buarque de Hollanda)
Chico E As Cidades 1999 Video documentary Himself (as Chico Buarque de Hollanda)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Som Brasil 2010 TV Series Himself
Loki: Arnaldo Baptista 2008 Documentary Himself
Cartola - Música Para os Olhos 2007 Video documentary Himself
Fama Show Especial 2004 TV Special Himself (as Chico Buarque de Hollanda)
TV Ano 50 2000 TV Movie documentary Himself (uncredited)

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2006 Best Music Havana Film Festival O Maior Amor do Mundo (2006)
1974 APCA Trophy São Paulo Association of Art Critics Awards Best Music (Melhor Música) Joanna Francesa (1973) · Roberto Menescal

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2007 Jury Award Prêmio Contigo Cinema, Brazil Best Music (Melhor Trilha Sonora) A Máquina (2005) · DJ Dolores
· Robertinho do Recife
2003 Contigo Prêmio Contigo, Brazil Best Opening Theme (Melhor Música de Abertura) Desejos de Mulher (2002) · Elza Soares


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