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João Gilberto

Brazilian singer, songwriter, and guitarist, pioneer of the musical genre of bossa nova

João Gilberto

Brazilian singer, songwriter, and guitarist, pioneer of the musical genre of bossa nova
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birthday
10th
June, 1931
Death
6th
July, 2019
Birth Place
Juazeiro, Bahia, Brazil
Birth Sign
gemini
Biography

Jo o Gilberto (born Jo o Gilberto Prado Pereira de Oliveira – Portuguese: [ u’ w iw’b tu]; June 10, 1931 – July 6, 2019), was a Brazilian singer, songwriter, and guitarist, who was a pioneer of the musical genre of bossa nova in the late 1950s. Around the world he was often called “father of bossa nova”; in his native Brazil, he was referred to as “O Mito” (“The Legend”).

instruments played
Guitar
Vocals
Birth Name

Jo o Gilberto Prado Pereira de Oliveira

Genres

Bossa nova, samba, Latin jazz

Labels

Columbia Elektra/Musician Epic Odeon Polydor PolyGram Resonance UMG Verve Warner Bros. WMG

Years Active

1950 2019

Name

João Gilberto

Nationality

Brazil

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