Top 20 Composer celebrities in Brazil

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Composer celebrities [Updated June 1, 2023].

1. Ivan Lins

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Ivan Lins was born on June 16, 1945 in Brazil.
He forged a longtime partnership with composer Vitor Martins, and together they turned out songs that featured rich and distinctive harmonies.

2. Hermeto Pascoal

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Hermeto Pascoal was born on June 22, 1936 in Brazil.
He became known for making music with objects such as children's toys, animals, teapots, button accordions, and many other unconventional instruments.

3. Caetano Veloso

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Caetano Veloso was born on August 7, 1942 in Santo Amaro, Brazil.

Recording legend who became known for his role in the Brazilian artistic movement of the late 1960s, Tropicalismo. His music was featured in such films as Eros by Michelangelo Antonioni and Talk to Her by Pedro Almodovar.

He was named Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year in 2012.

4. Bia Ferreira

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Bia Ferreira was born on April 19, 1993 in Brazil.
She has accrued more than 110,000 followers for her igrejalesbiteriana Instagram account.

5. Heitor Villa-lobos

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Heitor Villa-lobos was born on March 5, 1887 in Brazil.
His last well-known composition was the music for the acclaimed 1959 film Green Mansions.

6. Heitor Pereira

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Heitor Pereira was born on November 29, 1960 in Rio Grande Do Sul, Brazil.

Grammy-winning musician who rose to fame playing with the English band Simply Red. He has performed with numerous renowned musicians like Elton John and Rod Stewart and has provided music for countless films and soundtracks like Gladiator, Mission Impossible 2, and The Road to El Dorado.

In 1994, he released a solo album which featured an appearance by Mick Hucknall.

7. Egberto Gismonti

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Egberto Gismonti was born on December 5, 1947 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
He focused for two years on learning different types of guitars, experimenting with tunings and new sounds.

8. Ary Barroso

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Ary Barroso was born on November 7, 1903 in Brazil.
He started his musical career with the 1939 Aquarela do Brasil, which was used in the 1942 Disney film Saludos Amigos and was covered by countless artists.

9. Luciana Souza

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Luciana Souza was born on June 14, 1966 in Brazil.
Her composition "Muita Bobeira" was featured in Microsoft Windows Vista.

10. Marcelo Jeneci

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Marcelo Jeneci was born on April 7, 1982 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
He let Laura Lavieri lend her voice to his entire debut album, Made to Finish in 2010.

11. Walmir Alencar

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Walmir Alencar was born on July 29, 1967 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
The band Vida Reluz was his first music group - he recorded two albums with them, Vida Reluz and Celebra a Vitória. 

12. Juliano Tchula

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Juliano Tchula was born on April 17, 1985 in Brazil.

13. Beto Barbosa

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Beto Barbosa was born on February 27, 1955 in Belem, Brazil.
He is known for being the first artist from the North of Brazil to win the Trofeu Imprensa award in 1991. 

14. Jose Paes de Lira

Jose Paes de Lira was born on November 9, 1976 in Pernambuco, Brazil.
He's also known by the name Lirinha. He was named Best Composer of MPB in 2006.

15. Jacques Klein

Jacques Klein was born on July 10, 1930 in Brazil.
He gained international recognition after winning the 1953 Geneva International Music Competition.

16. Fatima Leao

Fatima Leao was born on November 2, 1955 in Brazil.

World music composer, songwriter, and performer who is recognized for having penned music for artists such as Zezé Di Camargo & Luciano and Chitãozinho & Xororó.

She has won the Brazilian Music Award for Best Composer.