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Born: October 17, 1922 in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Genre: Bossa Nova

Years Active: '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s

Although overshadowed by the towering figure of Antonio Carlos Jobim and to a lesser extent by João Gilberto, Luiz Bonfá was right there at the birth of bossa nova as well. In fact, at least two of his songs, the haunting "Manha de Carnaval" and equally evocative "Samba de Orpheus" swept the world at least three years before Jobim's songs began to make a global impact, paving the way for the first Brazilian wave. In addition, Bonfá cultivated a delicate, precise classical guitar style, though more...
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The Music of Brazil / the Guitar of Luiz Bonfá, Volume 1 / Recordings 1957 - 1958, Luiz Bonfá
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  • Genres: World, Music, Latino
  • Released: Sep 26, 2009

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