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Ivan Lins

Biography

Renowned like a carioca songwriter, vocalist, and pianist, Ivan Lins documented many albums for EMI Brasil and Reprise, in addition to composing Brazilian standards. Created in 1945, Lins found popularity in Brazil in 1970 when Elis Regina documented his music “Magdalena” for popular. His world-wide debut, A Noite, made an appearance in 1979. Lins’ most well-known composition, “Like Dance” (“Lembrança”), continues to be documented by a large number of jazz performers, including Kenny Burrell, Sarah Vaughan, Betty Carter, Nancy Wilson, Tag Murphy, George Benson, Diane Schuur, and Wayne Blood Ulmer. Additional noted tunes by Lins (“The Isle,” “Comecar de Novo,” “Dona Palmeira,” “Nocturna”) have already been documented by performers including Airto Moreira, Herbie Mann, and Terence Blanchard.

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Full Name Ivan Lins
Profession Actor, Composer, Music Producer, Singer-songwriter, Jazz Pianist
Education Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Nationality Brazilian
Spouse Lucinha Lins, Valéria
Children Cláudio Lins, João Lins
Parents Leia Guimarães Lins, Geraldo Lins
Siblings Sônia Lins, Márcio Lins
Awards Latin Grammy Award for Album of the Year, Latin Grammy Award for Best MPB Album
Music Songs Vitoriosa, Comecar de Novo, Lembra De Mim, Novo Tempo, Depende De Nós, Somos Todos Iguais Nesta Noite, Daquilo que eu sei, Vieste, Dinorah, Dinorah, Bandeira Do Divino, Abre Alas, Love Dance, Iluminados, Quem me dera, Um Feliz Natal, Depois Dos Temporais 5'26, Aos Nossos Filhos, O Tempo Me Guardou Você, Desesperar Jamais, Anjo de mim, O Amor É O Meu País, Ai, Ai, Ai, Ai, Ai, Wonderful Tonight, Acaso, Awa Yiô, Doce Presenca, Cartomante, Velas Içadas, Amar Assim, Deixa eu dizer, Choro das águas, Salve, Salve
Albums Cantando Histórias, Modo Livre, Um Novo Tempo, Chama acesa, Ivan Lins...Agora, Regência: Vince Mendoza, Amorágio, Live at MCG, América, Brasil, Deixa O Trem Seguir, Somos Todos Iguais Nesta Noite, Anjo de mim, Amar Assim, Anos 70 (Ao Vivo), Intimate (en español), Ivan Lins, Depois Dos Temporais, A Noite, Mãos, Daquilo Que Eu Sei, Juntos, Quem Sou Eu?, Nos Dias De Hoje, & The Metropole Orchestra, Perfil - Ivan Lins, Muito Bom Tocar Junto, Piano e Voz, Inventa Rio, Tributo A Noel Rosa, Vol. 1, A Doce Presença, Elis e Ivan, Tributo A Noel Rosa, Vol. 2, Os Sucessos de Novelas e Séries por Ivan Lins, Tributo A Noel Rosa, Vol. 3, Intimate Sessions, Natal Com Ivan Lins, Meus Momentos: Ivan Lins, Retratos
Nominations Latin Grammy Award for Record of the Year, Latin Grammy Award for Best Singer-Songwriter Album
Movies People: A Musical Celebration, Fagner: Amigos e Cancoes, Jazz Legends Live! 11


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Criança Esperança 2012 2012 TV Special writer: "Um Novo Tempo"
A Vida da Gente 2011 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Criança Esperança 2011 TV Movie performer: "Um Novo Tempo"
Fast Five 2011 writer: "Desabafo/Deixa Eu Dizer"
Hebe: Mulher e Amigos 2010 Video performer: "O que é, o Que é?", "Começar de Novo"
Passione TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2010 writer - 1 episode, 2010
Cama de Gato 2009 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Dzi Croquettes 2009 Documentary writer: "Me Deixa em Paz"
Paraíso TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2009 writer - 1 episode, 2009
Caminho das Índias 2009 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Três Irmãs 2008 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Os Mutantes 2008 TV Series performer: "Bilhete"
Queridos Amigos TV Mini-Series performer - 1 episode, 2008 writer - 1 episode, 2008
Eterna Magia 2007 TV Series performer: "O Tempo me Guardou Você"
Cidade do Samba 2007 Video performer: "Desesperar Jamais"
Som Brasil TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2007 writer - 1 episode, 2007
Por Toda Minha Vida 2006 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Pé na Jaca TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2006 writer - 1 episode, 2006
Páginas da Vida TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2006 writer - 1 episode, 2006
Prova de Amor 2005 TV Series performer: "Amor"
Senhora do Destino 2004 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Cabocla TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2004 writer - 1 episode, 2004
Chocolate com Pimenta 2003 TV Series writer: "DE UM JEITO QUE NÃO SAI"
Jamais Te Esquecerei 2003 TV Series performer: "Jamais Te Esquecerei" / writer: "Jamais Te Esquecerei"
Coração de Estudante TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2002 writer - 1 episode, 2002
Sítio do Pica-Pau Amarelo 2001 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Porto dos Milagres 2001 TV Series performer: "Instante Eterno" / writer: "Instante Eterno", "Quando Você Não Vem"
Bowfinger 1999 writer: "Setembro Brazilian Wedding Song"
Dois Córregos - Verdades Submersas no Tempo 1999 writer: "Encontro dos Rios", "Ana Paula", "Dois Córregos", "Flying Free", "Túnel Verde", "Guerrilha", "Canção Para Cynthia", "Tânia", "Bicicletas", "Procissão"
Os Lobos 1998 TV Series performer: "Fado"
People: A Musical Celebration 1995 TV Movie music: "Festa Brasilera" / performer: "Festa Brasilera"
Mulheres de Areia TV Series performer - 1 episode, 1993 writer - 1 episode, 1993
Boyz n the Hood 1991 writer: "Setembro Brazilian Wedding Song"
Vale Tudo 1988 TV Series performer: "Pontos Cardeais" / writer: "Pontos Cardeais"
Helena 1987/I TV Series performer: "De Onde Vem Helena"
Direito de Amar 1987 TV Series performer: "Iluminados" / writer: "Iluminados"
Roque Santeiro 1985 TV Series performer: "Vitoriosa" / writer: "A Outra", "Vitoriosa"
Partido Alto 1984 TV Series performer: "Lembra" / writer: "Lembra"
Grandes Nomes 1980 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Água Viva 1980 TV Series writer: "Desesperar Jamais"

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
O Gringo 2011 Documentary
Bens Confiscados 2004
Dois Córregos - Verdades Submersas no Tempo 1999
A Turma do Pererê 1983 TV Movie
Vida e Glória de um Canalha 1970

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Alabê de Jerusalém 2006 Video Amigo de Lázaro
Plunct, Plact, Zuuum II 1984 TV Movie Fabiano's father
Os saltimbancos Trapalhões 1981

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lee Ritenour & Dave Grusin Live from the Record Plant 1985 Video Himself - Performer
Som Alucinante 1971 Himself
Gil do Carmo: A Menina do Calção Branco 2016 Video short Himself
Almanaque Musical com Marisa Orth 2015 TV Series Himself - Panelist
The Poet of Havana 2015 Documentary Himself
Há Tarde 2015 TV Series Himself
Carlos do Carmo: Um Homem no Mundo 2014 Documentary Himself
Rock in Rio 1985-2013 TV Series Himself - Performer / Himself
Show Business 2013 TV Series Himself
Entre dos aguas 2012 Documentary Himself
Criança Esperança 2011 TV Movie Himself
Preliminary Draw for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil 2011 TV Movie Himself - Performer
Hebe 2010 TV Series Himself
Hebe: Mulher e Amigos 2010 Video Himself
5 Para a Meia Noite 2010 TV Series Himself
Herman 2010 2010 TV Series Himself
Cidade do Samba 2007 Video Himself
Som Brasil 2007 TV Series Himself
Legends of Jazz with Ramsey Lewis: Showcase 2006 TV Movie Himself
Mañanas informales 2005 TV Series Himself - Guest
HermanSIC 2005 TV Series Himself
Simon Diaz 2004 TV Movie Himself
Mundo VIP 1999 TV Series Himself
Canções da Nossa Vida 1998 TV Series Himself (1998)

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013 Prémio Autores Autores Awards, Portugal International Author

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2000 Cinema Brazil Grand Prize Cinema Brazil Grand Prize Best Music (Melhor Trilha Sonora) Dois Córregos - Verdades Submersas no Tempo (1999)


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