Vinicius de Moraes

Born 19 October 1913. Died 9 July 1980
Vinicius de Moraes
Vinicius de Moraes

Vinicius de Moraes Biography (Wikipedia)

Marcus Vinícius da Cruz e Mello Moraes (19 October 1913 – 9 July 1980), also known as Vinícius de Moraes (Portuguese pronunciation: ) and nicknamed O Poetinha ("The little poet"), was a Brazilian poet, lyricist, essayist, and playwright. Along with frequent collaborator Antônio Carlos Jobim, his lyrics and compositions were part of the birth of bossa nova music. He recorded several albums, and also served as a diplomat.

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