He played the bossa-nova. The guitarist with the sweet voice Joao Gilberto is no more. Brazil is in mourning, and more all music lovers gently chaloupées. Those who are irresistibly think of the beach, in the sun, a beautiful brown… João Gilberto Prado Pereira de Oliveira, born June 10, 1931 in Juazeiro in the State of Bahia (north-east), died Saturday at the age of 88 at his home in Rio de Janeiro. It is his son Marcelo, who announced the news on social networks. “His fight was noble, he has tried to maintain its dignity while it lost its autonomy”, he commented.

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Gilberto had started learning the guitar at the age of 14 years. Arrived in Rio to 19 years, with strong experience on the airwaves of a radio of Salvador de Bahia, he played in a little training, Garotos da Lua, with which he made his first recordings. In 1957, it is …

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