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Luiz Gonzaga - 55% match to Roberto Carlos

Genres: World Music
Decades Active: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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13 December 1912, Caicara, Pernambuco, Brazil, d. 2 August 1989, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil. The lively dance music of north-east Brazil known as forró was all around Gonzaga during his childhood. He became adept at this fierce and sometimes raw musical form, which has at its core the instrumentation of accordion and percussion, the latter being played chiefly on the Read more

Gal Costa - 49% match to Roberto Carlos

Genres: Jazz Latin Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Maria da Graça Costa Penna Burgos, 26 September 1945, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. Costa is the most illustrious female singer of the tropicália movement, a chameleonic performer who has been equal parts hippie, sex symbol, carnival participant and political activist. From the start of her musical career in the mid-60s, she had some pretty illustrious classmates: C Read more

Caetano Veloso - 46% match to Roberto Carlos

Genres: Jazz Latin Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Caetano Emanuel Vianna Telles Veloso, 7 August 1942, Santa Amaro da Purifacação, Bahia, Brazil. Veloso has been compared at times to Bob Dylan, John Lennon and Bob Marley - another way of saying he is a cultural icon who has managed to be both a traditionalist and a rebel, often at the same time. In the course of more than 30 years, Veloso has continuously cre Read more

Chico Buarque - 41% match to Roberto Carlos

Genres: Latin World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Francisco Buarque de Hollanda, 19 July 1944, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. One of Brazil’s most renowned songwriters, Buarque is both immensely popular and artistically innovative. Although he emerged alongside tropicalista artists such as Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil during the turbulent 60s, he never adopted their self-conscious, pop-orientated approach or their taste fo Read more

Os Mutantes - 40% match to Roberto Carlos

Genres: Latin Pop / Rock World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1990s 2000s
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The fact that Os Mutantes was ahead of its time is well illustrated by the fascination of late 90s North American alternative-rockers with the band’s mix-and-match aesthetic. Even in another language, the message is clear: everything’s fair game. For all the tripped-out sounds of the late 60s, there is little to compare to Os Mutantes’ combination of pop packagin Read more

Gilberto Gil - 35% match to Roberto Carlos

Genres: Jazz Latin Music Videos & Concerts World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Gilberto Passos Gil Moreira, 29 June 1942, Salvador, Brazil. Singer-songwriter Gil - also a competent accordionist, guitarist, drummer and trumpeter - joined his first group, the Desafinados, in the mid-50s, and by the start of the 60s was making a living composing jingles for television commercials. Along with Caetano Veloso, Gil was one of the leading lights of the tropica Read more

Elis Regina - 30% match to Roberto Carlos

Genres: Jazz Latin World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Elis Regina Carvalho Costa, 17 March 1945, Porto Alegre, Brazil, d. 19 January 1982, São Paulo, Brazil. Regarded as one of the finest singers from Brazil, Elis Regina attained legendary status in her native country before her death at age 36. For nearly two decades she was among the most popular performers in Brazil, and while a fierce dedication to her profession bro Read more

Maysa - 27% match to Roberto Carlos

Genres: Jazz R&B / Soul
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