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Djavan

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Djavan is really a Brazilian composer, vocalist, and who owns a good discography. His worldwide success has used him towards the highest-ranking locations world-wide and his music have been documented by Al Jarreau, Carmen McRae, the Manhattan Transfer, and, in Brazil by Gal Costa, Paralamas perform Sucesso, Ed Motta, Leila Pinheiro, Chico César, Dori Caymmi, Nana Caymmi, Rosa Passos, Lenine, Elba Ramalho, João Bosco, Zélia Duncan, Leny Andrade, Chico Buarque, Daniela Mercury, Ney Matogrosso, Dominguinhos, Jane Duboc, Caetano Veloso, Maria Bethânia, Beth Carvalho, João Donato, Joyce, Johnny Alf, as well as other performers. Djavan acquired early connection with music through his mom. From the surroundings, he took the wealthy northeastern folklore as affects. But he just began to enjoy at 16, when he had taken the violão being a self-taught device. Abandoning his research, he had to operate small careers. Still in his hometown, he produced the group LSD (Luz, Som, Dimensão), which protected the Beatles’ repertory, playing atlanta divorce attorneys place for pocket cash. Shifting to Rio in 1973, he became familiar with Edson Mauro, a fellow statesman who was simply Rádio Globo’s sports activities speaker, and provided Djavan to Adelzon Alves, who presented him to Som Livre’s manufacturer João Mello. Per month afterwards, he was employed by Som Livre being a vocalist for cleaning soap opera soundtracks. Within this capacity, he’d record the music “Qual é” (Marcos and Paulo Sérgio Valle) for the cleaning soap opera Ossos perform Clubão, “Presunçosa” (Antônio Carlos and Jocafi) for Super Manuela, “Calmaria e Vendaval” (Toquinho and Vinicius) for Fogo sobre terra, and “Alegre Menina” (Dori Caymmi and Jorge Amado) for Gabriela. He also participated in a number of hit-parade records, documenting other composers’ music. On the other hand, to fatten his meager spending budget, he worked being a crooner for four years at NUMBER 1 and 706 nightclubs, before his discovery like a composer. Taking part in Television Globo’s event Abertura (1975), he earned second place along with his track “Abertura.” His 1st single arrived four months later on with the tunes “E que Deus Ajude,” “Um Dia,” “Rei perform Mar,” and “Fato Consumado.” Twelve months after, he documented his 1st LP, (A Voz, o Violão e a Arte de Djavan, Som Livre), which experienced “Fato Consumando,” “E que Deus Ajude,” “Pára Raio,” “Maria Mercedes,” “Na Boca perform Beco,” “Ventos perform Norte,” “Magia,” “Muito Obrigado,” “Maçã perform Rosto,” “Embola Bola,” “Quantas Voltas dá o Mundo,” and “Flor de Lis,” the second option scoring a large strike which endures right now. Afterwards, he do a solo display in the 706 nightclub for 90 days. He documented a single organized by João Donato with tunes “É hora” and “Romeiros” and remaining Som Livre for Odeon. Then documented Djavan (1979), Alumbramento (1980), and Seduzir (1981). In 1982, he authorized with CBS, documented Luz within the U.S. (made by Ronnie Foster), where he produced connections with Quincy Jones, who obtained the publishing privileges of several of his tracks through Djavan’s very own posting Luanda. Stevie Question was a visitor superstar on that record. In 1984, he documented Lilás with creation help from Eric Bulling, whose worldwide sound could be noticed on that record. Within the same season, he worked within the film Em fun??o de Viver um Grande Amor (Miguel Faria, Jr.). He also documented Brazilian Knights and a female (1985), Meu Lado (1986), Não é Azul mas é Mar (1987), and Parrot of Heaven (1988). In 1989, he do Djavan, associated with flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucia for the monitor “Oceano,” contained in a major cleaning soap opera. He implemented with Puzzle of Hearts (1990), Coisa de acender (1991, using a relationship with Caetano Veloso on “Linha perform Equador”), and Novena (1994). In 1996, he documented Malásia, which got Tom Jobim’s “Correnteza” included on a excellent time cleaning soap opera and, in 1998, Bicho Solto — o 13o. In 1999, he documented Ao Vivo in two amounts, which marketed 1.2 million copies and garnered him his first Gemstone Record. He was granted with three Multishow awards: Best Compact disc, Best Display, and Best Vocalist (well-known election by vote from the wire route spectators). He was paid tribute within the series Talento Brasileiro along with three Lumiar Songbooks, having his tunes performed by Gal Costa, Paralamas perform Sucesso, Ed Motta, Cláudio Zolli, Ângela Ro Ro, Leila Pinheiro, Garganta Profunda, Chico César, Dori Caymmi, Nana Caymmi, Rosa Passos, Rosana, Orlando Morais, Lenine, Paulinho Moska, Elba Ramalho, João Bosco, Zélia Duncan, Cidade Negra, Sandra de Sá, Leny Andrade, Chico Buarque, Daniela Mercury, Ney Matogrosso, Dominguinhos, Jane Duboc, Zé Ricardo, Personagens, Caetano Veloso, Maria Bethânia, Beth Carvalho, João Donato, Daúde, Joyce, Johnny Alf, Eduardo Dusek, Become Content, Fátima Guedes, and Clara Sandroni. The next 12 months, Djavan received a Grammy for Greatest Brazilian Track for “Acelerou” in the 1st Latin Grammy Honours.

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Full Name Djavan
Date Of Birth January 27, 1949
Weight 76 kg
Profession Soccer Player
Nationality Brazilian
Spouse Rafaela Brunini, Maria Aparecida dos Santos Viana
Children Max Viana, Flávia Vírginia, João Thiago Viana, Sofia Viana, Inácio Viana
Parents Virgínia Viana
Awards Latin Grammy Award for Best MPB Album, Latin Grammy Award for Best Portuguese Language Song, International Viewer's Choice Award for MTV Brasil
Music Songs Eu te devoro, Nem Um Dia, Oceano, Pétala, Sina, Flor de Lis, Um amor puro, Meu bem querer, Lilás, Se..., Samurai, Faltando Um Pedaço, Linha do Equador, Serrado, Acelerou, Fato consumado, Correnteza, Sorri, Cigano, Azul, Lambada de serpente, Retrato da vida, Açaí, Doidice, Esquinas, Capim, Cair em si, Mal de Mim, Não É um Bolero, Já não somos dois, Alegre menina, Oração ao tempo
Albums Rua dos Amores, Ária ao Vivo, Vidas Pra Contar, Ária, Djavan ao vivo, Luz, Djavan (Oceano), Coisa de Acender, Bicho Solto, Vaidade, Alumbramento, Seduzir, A Voz, O Violão, A Música de Djavan, Não é Azul Mas é Mar, Malásia, Novena, Matizes, Milagreiro, Meu Lado, Na pista, etc, Puzzle of Hearts, Lilás, Bird of Paradise, Flor de Lis, Perfil, Songbook Djavan, Bicho Solto - O XIII, Meus momentos, Djavan, Para Viver um Grande Amor, A Voz e o Violão, Esquinas, Djavan Ao Vivo, Vol. 1, Grandes Sucessos, Alumbramento & Cara De Indio, Djavan BIS, Preferência Nacional, 2 Em 1, Djavan "Ao Vivo" - Vol.II, Aos Amigos, Meus Momentos: Djavan - Volume 1
Nominations Latin Grammy Award for Record of the Year, Latin Grammy Award for Album of the Year, Latin Grammy Award for Best Singer-Songwriter Album, Brazilian Music Awards - MPB: Male Singer


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1 Grandfather of Gabriel and Manuela (Max's children), Lui and Bernardo (João's sons).
2 Ex-father-in-law of actress Ana Paula Tabalipa.
3 Father, with Rafaela Brunini, of Sofia (b.September 2001) and Inácio (b.December 1st 2006 in São Paulo).
4 Father of Flávia Vírginia, Max Viana (b.January 1973) and João Thiago Viana (from his first marriage).


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Êta Mundo Bom! 2016 TV Series performer: "Se Não Vira Jazz" / writer: "Se Não Vira Jazz"
Cantoras do Brasil 2014 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Confissões de Adolescente 2013 writer: "Sina"
Salve Jorge 2012 TV Series performer: "Vive"
Cordel Encantado 2011 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Passione 2010 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Queridos Amigos TV Mini-Series performer - 1 episode, 2008 writer - 1 episode, 2008
Som Brasil TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2007 writer - 1 episode, 2007
Duas Caras TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2007 writer - 1 episode, 2007
Lots of Ice and a Little Bit of Water 2006 performer: "Fera" / writer: "Fera"
Belíssima TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2005 writer - 1 episode, 2005
Senhora do Destino TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2004 writer - 1 episode, 2004
Terra Speranza 2002 TV Series performer: "Milagreiro" / writer: "Milagreiro"
Operación triunfo 2002 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Djavan ao Vivo 2000 Video performer: "Maçã", "Samurai", "Azul", "Meu Bem Querer", "Dupla Traição", "Nem um Dia", "Álibi", "Cigano", "Irmã de Neon", "Oceano", "Açaí", "Fato Consumado", "Pára-raio", "Flor-de-Lis", "Faltando um Pedaço", "Doidice", "Um Amor Puro", "Eu Te Devoro", "Se...", "Capim", "Acelerou", "A Carta", "Boa Noite", "Seduzir", "Sina", "Pétala", "Lilás", "Esquinas" / writer: "Maçã", "Samurai", "Azul", "Meu Bem Querer", "Dupla Traição", "Nem um Dia", "Álibi", "Cigano", "Irmã de Neon", "Oceano", "Açaí", "
Bossa Nova 2000 performer: "Suddenly/It Had To Be You"
Suave Veneno 1999 TV Series performer: "Gostoso Veneno"
Wandering Eyes 1997 Short "Flor de Lis"
De akí a Ketama 1995 TV Special writer: "Flor de lis"
A Próxima Vítima 1995 TV Series 1 episode
Veja Esta Canção 1994 performer: "Samba do grande amor"
Mucho más que dos 1994 TV Special writer: "Faltando un pedazo"
Tropicaliente 1994 TV Series performer: "Sim ou Não" / writer: "Sim ou Não"
Mulheres de Areia 1993 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Beverly Hills, 90210 TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1990 writer - 1 episode, 1990
Ana y Víctor, en concierto 1988 TV Movie documentary writer: "Faltando un pedazo"
Para Viver Um Grande Amor 1984 performer: "Sabe Você?", "Imagina", "Tanta Saudade", "A Primavera", "Samba do Grande Amor", "Meninos, Eu Vi" / writer: "Tanta Saudade"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Para Viver Um Grande Amor 1984 Vinícius

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Chambao puro 2005 Video composer: song "Milagreiro"

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lots of Ice and a Little Bit of Water 2006 special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Djavan ao Vivo 2000 Video Himself
HermanSIC 2000 TV Series Himself
Roberto Carlos Especial 1983-1996 TV Series Himself
Mundo VIP 1996 TV Series Himself
A Voz Humana 1993 TV Movie documentary Interviewee
Programa Piloto 1988 TV Series Himself
Champs-Elysées 1983 TV Series Himself
Nelson 70 2014 TV Series Himself - Panelist
A Farra do Circo 2014 Documentary Himself
Dominguinhos 2014 Documentary Himself
Programa do Jô 2012 TV Series Himself
Som Brasil 2007 TV Series Himself
Fama 2002 TV Series Himself / Musical Guest

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