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Mauricy Moura

Mauricy Moura, considered perhaps one of the most complete seresteiros (serenaders) of Brazil, left out many successes in the genre, like “Flor de Maçã” (Denis Brean/O. Guilherme), “Irmã da Saudade” (Portinho/João Pacífico), “Meus Tempos de Criança” (Ataulfo Alves), “Maria da Piedade” (Evaldo Rui), “Mulata,” “Paciência (Vou Brigar Com Ela),” “Nunca,” “Homenagem” (Lupicínio Rodrigues), and “Mulher” (Jorge Duarte). With the normal big voice from the passionate design, Moura was the first designer to record a Tom Jobim track, “Incerteza” (created with Newton Teixeira), in 1953. Moura was initiated into an creative profession by his mom, an accomplished vocalist. Still very youthful, he formed, along with his sibling Maurício Moura, Gentil da Silva, Edésio Resende, and Jarina Resende, the Conjunto Calunga (later on became a member of by Avelino Thomaz and Rachel Tomaz). Currently a professional as well as the group’s soloist, Moura experienced to secure a judge’s authorization for the group’s users, all of small age, to try out every night in the Cassino Ilha Porchat, within the Rádio Piratininga, and in additional displays around Brazil. Following the dissolution of the group, Moura was employed by Rádio Atlântica de Santos. Found out by Sílvio Caldas, in 1950 he visited São Paulo to be always a person in the solid of Rádio Excelsior, where he also worked well in those days with Cauby Peixoto and Roberto Luna. Quickly switching to Rádio Record, he began to sponsor his own display, that he was granted using the Roquette Pinto honor as the revelation of the entire year 1954. Mauricy Moura documented just a couple information, but everything he do was carefully ready under his regular of quality, like his involvement in Paulo Vanzolini’s 1967 LP Onze Sambas e Uma Capoeira.

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