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Elis Regina

Elis Regina
Born: Mar 17, 1945 in Porto Alegre, Brazil
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Died: Jan 19, 1982 in Sao Paulo, Brazil
Genre: World, Jazz
Biography: Temperamental and moody, capable of fits of extreme generosity that could quickly turn into moments of rage-filled paranoia, Elis Regina was one of the most ferociously talented singers to emerge from Brazil. A perfectionist who was frequently dissatisfied, Regina drove herself and members of her band ...Read full biography
Falso Brilhante
Released: 1976
Label: Philips
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In 1975, Elis Regina opened her solo show, Falso Brilhante, where she launched the career of another new composer: Belchior. One year after she recorded the repertoire of the show on an LP; this is the ...Read full review
Elis Especial [Samba Do Perado]
Released: 1968
Label: PolyGram
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Arguably Elis Regina's best early album, 1968's Elis Especial has her accompanied by an uncredited, relentlessly swinging piano trio. The sound quality could be better, but by the end of the first song ...Read full review