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Maria Bethânia - 45% match to Roberto Carlos

Genres: World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Maria Bethânia Viana Tellas Veloso, 18 June 1946, Santa Amaro de Purificação, Bahia, Brazil. Born into a musical family, her brother is Caetano Veloso , Maria sang from an early age. From her early teens she was raised in Salvador where she began performing as an actress and singer. At the age of 16 she sang in Nelson Rodrigues’ musical Boca De Ouro Read more

Gilberto Gil - 43% match to Roberto Carlos

Genres: Jazz Latin Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock 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

Jorge Ben - 43% match to Roberto Carlos

Genres: Latin World Music
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Jorge Duilio Lima Menezes, 22 March 1942, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Singer-songwriter and guitarist Ben’s self-taught technique involves a highly skilled and fluent adaptation of samba with conventional western pop. He is often considered to be one of the finest exponents of MPB (Musica Popular Brasileira), a term that acknowledges the continuing evolution of Brazilian mu Read more

Gal Costa - 40% 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

Milton Nascimento - 40% match to Roberto Carlos

Genres: Jazz Latin World Music
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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26 October 1942, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Singer-songwriter Nascimento draws much of his inspiration from Brazil’s Portuguese heritage, where even the jolliest tune can be counted on to contain more than a frisson of melancholy. His biggest successes, both at home and abroad, came in the 70s with Milagre Dos Peixes (1973, re-released in the UK in 1990) and Milton (1977 Read more

Caetano Veloso - 39% 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

Elis Regina - 35% 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


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