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Heitor Villa-Lobos

The music of Heitor Villa-Lobos is well known because of its characteristic nationalism, generating rhythms, and original instrumentation. He was educated as an autodidact against educational education, his music grew in a totally independent and specific fashion. Villa-Lobos began monitoring music young, when his dad, a worker on the Country …

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Vinicius Cantuária

Like a composer, Vinícius Cantuária had success with “Lua e Estrela” (recorded by Caetano Veloso in 1981), “Coisa Linda,” “Só Você,” and “Na Canção” (recorded by Fábio Jr.). He was praised like a composer/interpreter with Sol na Cara, released in the U.S. Cantuária relocated to Rio de Janeiro RJ along …

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Rita Lee

Rita Lee is a central shape in Brazilian rock and roll. A former person in the seminal rock-band Operating-system Mutantes, she ultimately departed from that group and started an extremely effective solo profession in the rock and roll and dance designs which have lasted for a lot more than 30 …

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Elizeth Cardoso

Elizete Cardoso, the singer whose album Chega de Saudade launched the bossa nova, was also the initial well-known singer to interpret Villa-Lobos on the Municipal Theaters of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, and was taken into consideration by Almirante the very best interpreter of Noel Rosa. Adored by Edith …

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Elis Regina

Elis Regina was perhaps one of the most ferociously talented singers to emerge from Brazil. A perfectionist who was simply often dissatisfied, Regina drove herself and people of her music group relentlessly, resulting in her becoming dubbed “Hurricane” and “Small Pepper” by music artists and journalists. Her tempestuous character apart, …

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Fernanda Porto

On her behalf first eponymous album from 2002, Fernanda Porto elegantly blended electronica (mostly drum’n’bass) with an increase of traditional Brazilian popular music styles such as for example bossa nova, maracatu, and samba. The actual fact that she place much believed and effort in to the lyrics (she also established …

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Banda Beijo

The Banda Beijo was formed by members from the Bloco Beijo, several revelers (foliões) from the Carnival of Salvador, Bahia, which had names like Luís Caldas and Jorge Zarath as members. Shaped in 1988 and led by Netinho to supply the music for the merrymaking from the bloco, the Banda …

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João Gilberto

When discussing bossa nova, possibly the signature pop music sound of Brazil, often the first name to come quickly to one’s lips is that of Antonio Carlos Jobim. With music like “THE LADY From Ipanema” and “Desafindo,” Jobim virtually set the typical for the creation from the bossa nova in …

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Antônio Carlos Jobim

It’s been said that Antonio Carlos Brasileiro de Almeida Jobim was the George Gershwin of Brazil, and there’s a sound band of truth for the reason that, for both contributed large body of tunes towards the jazz repertoire, both expanded their reach in to the concert hall, and both have …

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Clara Nunes

As well as Beth Carvalho and Alcione, Clara Nunes, in lifestyle, was thought to be among the 3 Queens of Samba. She got (but still provides) enormous achievement with sambas by composers from the hillsides like “Juízo Last” (Nelson Cavaquinho/Élcio Soares) and “Coração Leviano” (Paulinho da Viola) and tracks specialized …

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