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Leci Brandão

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Leci Brandão was the initial woman to become invited to Mangueira’s Ala dos Compositores (composer’s section), in 1974. She composed hits such as for example “Antes Que European union Volte a Ser Nada,” “Olodum Força Divina,” “Dengue” (re-recorded by Zezé Motta), “Deixa Pra Lá,” “Isso É Fundo de Quintal,” “Só Quero Te Namorar,” “Café Com Pão,” “Papai Vadiou,” and acquired a silver record with Um Beijo No Seu Coração and two Clear awards for the record Cidadã Brasileira. At 16, Brandão had been performing being a singer, beginning to create sambas at 19. In 1968, she received first put on Flávio Cavalcanti’s Television show A Grande Opportunity. In 1973, she received the II Encontro Nacional de Compositores de Samba (Country wide Achieving of Samba Composers), with “Quero Sim” (with Darci da Mangueira). In 1974, her samba-enredo accomplished second put in place the Mangueira inner competition for the annual Carnaval parade, the entire year where she documented her first solitary; the very first LP would can be found in the next 12 months, Antes Que European union Volte a Ser Nada, when she participated within the Abertura event (Television Globo), classifying “Antes Que European union Volte a Ser Nada.” Brandão experienced a national strike in 1980 using the title-track of her Essa Tal Criatura. Declined by recording businesses for five years, Brandão intensified throughout that period her creative participation in politics promotions and toured internationally through France, Japan, Denmark, U.S., and Angola. She also participated double within the Projeto Pixinguinha, touring Brazil as well as Joyce and using the group Fundo de Quintal. Her following album following this was Dignidade (1987), which experienced the strike “Só Quero Te Namorar.” “Olodum Força Divina,” included on her behalf 1988 LP Um Beijo No Seu Coração, brought her her 1st platinum record. In 1990, she got two Clear awards for the recording Cidadã Brasileira, using the effective “Maravilha — Araketu, Semente da Memória” (Tonho Matéria).

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Full Name Leci Brandão
Profession Singer
Parents Antonio Francisco da Silva, Lecy de Assumpção Brandão
Music Songs Testamento de Partideiro, Zé Do Caroço, Fogueira de Uma Paixão, Só Quero Te Namorar, Olodum Força Divina, Isso É Fundo De Quintal, Quando Te Vi Chorando, Papai Vadiou, Resto de uma Saudade, O Morro Não Tem Vez, Bate Tambor, Valeu Demais, Vai Ter Que Me Aturar, Casal Perfeito, Santas Almas Benditas, Revolta Olodum, Sentimento Nu, Cidadã Brasileira, Enredo Do Meu Samba, Café Com Pão, Mesmo Estando Separados, Fato Consumado, Barco À Vela, Tudo Menos Amor, O Bagulho Do Amante, Felicidade Escondida, Nomes De Favela, Fonte do Seu Prazer, Antes Que Eu Volte a Ser Nada, Meu Oceano, Me Perdoa Poeta, Deixa, Deixa
Albums Cidadã da Diversidade (Ao Vivo), Eu Sou Assim (Ao Vivo), Somos da mesma tribo, Auto-Estima, Canções Afirmativas Ao Vivo, Raízes Do Samba, Eu e o Samba, Leci Brandão e Convidados


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Elite Squad: The Enemy Within 2010 performer: "Zé do Caroço" / writer: "Zé do Caroço"
Cidade do Samba 2007 Video performer: "Aquarela Brasileira"
Antônia 2006 performer: "Sou Negrão"

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Xica da Silva 1996 TV Series Severina

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Força do Xangô 1977

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
O Samba 2014 Documentary Singer (as Leci Brandao)
Som Brasil 2013 TV Series Herself
Estrelas 2013 TV Series Herself
Cidade do Samba 2007 Video Herself

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