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Gilberto Gil

Gilberto Gil
Born: Jun 29, 1942 in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
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Genre: World
Biography: A leader of the tropicalia movement in Brazil in 1967 and 1968, along with artists like Caetano Veloso and Gal Costa, Gilberto Gil and other musicians mixed native styles with rock and folk instruments. Because Gil fused samba, salsa, and bossa nova with rock and folk music, he's recognized today as ...Read full biography
Gilberto Gil [Frevo Rasgado]
Released: 1968
Label: Water Music Records
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Gilberto Gil's second album is packed with some of the best songs of his career -- jubilant pop extravaganzas like "Domingo No Parque," "Pega a Voga, Cabeludo," and "Frevo Rasgado" that were equally inspired ...Read full review
Quanta Gente Veio Ver - Ao Vivo - Box [Brazil]
Released: 1998
Label: WEA Latina
Critics' Rating:
Garza, Kuryaki, Vives dominate Latin Grammy nods
Sep 25, 12:34 PM EST
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Brazil protests even hit top literary festival
Jul 5, 7:43 PM EST
Brazil protests hit bucolic colonial town, hot topic at top literary festival
Stars honor Veloso as Latin Grammys person of year
Nov 15, 2:04 PM EST
Juanes, Natalie Cole help honor Caetano Veloso as Latin Grammys person of the year