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Fred Jorge

The principal author of versions of Brazilian rock, composer Fred Jorge had his works recorded by important interpreters both abroad (Ornella Vanoni, Sacha Distel, Teddy Reno, Connie Francis) and in Brazil (Leny Eversong, Caubi Peixoto, Altemar Dutra, Carlos Gonzaga, Ronnie Von, Sérgio Reis, and Antônio Marcos). His 1st composition to become documented was “Velha Paineira,” interpreted by Carlos Gonzaga in 1946. One of is own biggest smashes was his edition of “Diana” (Paul Anka), documented by Carlos Gonzaga in 1952. Other successful versions arrived following, like “Estúpido Cupido” (by Neil Sedaka/H. Greenfield, it had been the 1st national Brazilian rock and roll strike and a historical tag) and “Banho de Lua” (P. de Phillippi/F. Migliacci), both documented by Celly Campelo; “A Casa perform Sol Nascente” (North-American folklore), documented by Agnaldo Timóteo; and “Qual a Razão” (edition of “Day time Tripper” documented from the Brazilian Bitles that was the best-selling recording of Polydor in past due 1966). After 1970, he began to compose for Roberto Carlos, who documented many of his tracks. Fred Jorge also became an effective producer.

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