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Caetano Veloso

Last mentioned in São Paulo : Brazil
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Caetano Veloso's Biography

Caetano Emanuel Viana Teles Veloso (Portuguese pronunciation: [kaeˈtɐ̃nu emanuˈɛw viˈɐ̃nɐ ˈtɛlis veˈlozu]; born August 7, 1942), better known as Caetano Veloso, is a Brazilian composer, singer, guitarist, writer, and political activist. Veloso first became known for his participation in the Brazilian musical movement Tropicalismo, which encompassed theatre, poetry and music in the 1960s, at the beginning of the Brazilian military dictatorship. He has remained a constant creative influence and best-selling performing artist and composer ever since.

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Brazilian musician Caetano Veloso performs the TEDxRio+20 at the Copacabana Fort in Rio de Janeiro
Brazilian musician Caetano Veloso performs the TEDxRio+20 at the Copacabana Fort in Rio de Janeiro
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Caetano Veloso News Stories

  • Mondavi Center 2014-15 season welcomes world of stars

      News Source: Sacramento Bee | 9 days ago
    Plenty of examples of perfect placement can be seen in the performing arts center's 2014-15 schedule. Officially released today, that events calendar also shows off the center's international reputation. As executive director Don Roth has heard
  • Viktoria Mullova: Stradivarius in Rio review 'sheer dancing virtuosity'

      News Source: The Guardian | 14 days ago
    Having just returned from Brazil, I eagerly seized this new compilation of arrangements from Rio de Janeiro as a way of recapturing the intensity of the great city. There are some tracks by classic Brazilians like Caetano Veloso, played with the
  • Lina Nyberg: The Sirenades

      News Source: All About Jazz | 18 days ago
    The Sirenades , her 16th since her debut twenty years ago, is her most ambitious project to date. The title word she invented derives from three words— Sirens , the ancient Greek ones who deceive you and make you forget your mission; Sirens , the

Caetano Veloso Blogs

  • Caetano Veloso: Abracaco | PopMatters

      Blog Source: | 6 days ago
    Two years after its release in Europe and South America, the third, award-winning installment of Caetano Veloso's collaborative effort with Carioca musicians Banda Cê, finally sees the light of day in the North American market. The title ...
  • Zero G Sound: Caetano Veloso‎ – Transa (1972)

      Blog Source: | 6 days ago
    A true heavyweight, Caetano Veloso is a pop musician/poet/filmmaker/political activist whose stature in the pantheon of international pop musicians is on a par with that of Bob Dylan, Bob Marley, and Lennon/McCartney. And even the most ...
  • The Voice of the Brazilian Rainforest | The Frog Blog UK

      Blog Source: | 6 days ago
    If the forest had a voice, what would it say? World-renowned artists Caetano Veloso, Lenine, Criolo, Emicida, Pretinho de Serrinha and Sistah Mo Respect answer that question in a stunning new music film, “I'm Alive: The Floresta da Tijuca ...

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