Chico Buarque

Brazilian singer/lyricist. Born 19 June 1944
Chico Buarque
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1944-06-19
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Chico Buarque

Chico Buarque Biography (Wikipedia)

Francisco "Chico" Buarque de Hollanda (born June 19, 1944 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), popularly known simply as Chico Buarque, is a Brazilian singer-songwriter, guitarist, composer, playwright, writer and poet. He is best known for his music, which often includes social, economic and cultural commentary on Brazil.

The firstborn son of Sérgio Buarque de Hollanda, Buarque lived at several locations throughout his childhood, though mostly in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Rome, Italy. He wrote and studied literature as a child and found music through the bossa nova compositions of Tom Jobim and João Gilberto. He performed as a singer and guitarist the 1960s as well as writing a play that was deemed dangerous by the Brazilian military dictatorship of the time. Buarque, along with several Tropicalist and MPB musicians, was threatened by the Brazilian military government and eventually left Brazil for Italy in 1969. However, he came back to Brazil in 1970, and continued to record, perform, and write, though much of his material was suppressed by government censors. He released several more albums in the 1980s and published three novels in the 1990s and 2000s.

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Sem fantasia (Heritage Track)
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Edu Lobo and Chico Buarque, São Paulo Jazz Symphony Orchestra & São Paulo Symphony Orchestra
Beatriz
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Beatriz
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Cordão
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Cordão
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Essa Moça Tá Diferente
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Essa Moça Tá Diferente
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Cascada
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Cascada
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Carolina
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Carolina
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Beatriz
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Beatriz
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Apesar De Voce
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Apesar De Voce
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Meu caro Amigo
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Meu caro Amigo
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Cotidiano
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Cotidiano
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