Emílio Santiago, a fantastic interpreter of sambas along with other swinging musics, finally found out his method to a massive recognition as an enchanting vocalist: the Aquarelas Brasileiras task, coordinated by Roberto Menescal in Som Livre, brought Santiago seven LPs, country wide and international projection, as well as the amount of four mil copies sold, alongside six platinum information, seven gold types, and the Clear prize. Being a rules school pupil, Emílio Santiago discovered it even more interesting to benefit from the energetic cultural scene supplied by the college or university students firm to oppose dictatorship — many college or university festivals provided the wannabe music artists with a lot of beginning opportunities. Encouraged with the approval he was experiencing in such shows, he competed in a few TV contests, earning third put in place a Flávio Cavalcanti one (Television Tupi). Between 1971 and 1975, he became a crooner in a number of ball orchestras like those of Anselmo Mazzoni’s, Maestro Formiga’s, and Ed Lincoln’s. In 1973, Santiago documented his first one, continuing to execute in nightclubs. His initial LP (Emílio Santiago) arrived in 1975. Many albums afterwards, in 1982, he earned the Rede Globo Celebration with “Pelo Amor de Deus” (Paulo Bebétio/Paulinho Resende). 3 years later, within the same celebration, he was honored Best Interpreter using the tune “Elis Elis” (Estevan Natolo Jr./Marcelo Simõha sido). Established simply because an enchanting interpreter, he previously high reputation in advanced productions like Perdido de Amor, a tribute to Dick Farney.