Top 20 Composer celebrities in Brazil
Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Composer celebrities [Updated February 6, 2023].
Ivan Lins was born
on June 16, 1945
He forged a longtime partnership with composer Vitor Martins, and together they turned out songs that featured rich and distinctive harmonies.
Hermeto Pascoal was born
on June 22, 1936
He became known for making music with objects such as children's toys, animals, teapots, button accordions, and many other unconventional instruments.
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.
Bia Ferreira was born
on April 19, 1993
She has accrued more than 110,000 followers for her igrejalesbiteriana Instagram account.
Heitor Villa-lobos was born
on March 5, 1887
His last well-known composition was the music for the acclaimed 1959 film Green Mansions.
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
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.
Ary Barroso was born
on November 7, 1903
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.
Luciana Souza was born
on June 14, 1966
Her composition "Muita Bobeira" was featured in Microsoft Windows Vista.
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.
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.
Juliano Tchula was born
on April 17, 1985
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.
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.
Jacques Klein was born
on July 10, 1930
He gained international recognition after winning the 1953 Geneva International Music Competition.
Fatima Leao was born
on November 2, 1955
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.