Altamiro Carrilho

Born 21 December 1924. Died 15 August 2012.


Altamiro Carrilho (born Altamiro Aquino Carrilho; December 21, 1924 – August 15, 2012) was a Brazilian musician and composer. He is widely regarded as a master flutist and a major representative of the choro genre.

Carrilho died of lung cancer on August 15, 2012, in Rio de Janeiro.

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