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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

  • Vinicius Cantuaria and Bebel Gilberto at Celebrate Brooklyn

      News Source: All About Jazz | 6 days ago
    Procissao," a tune whose irony-filled lyrics wax critical against the blind faith of religious communities in Brazil. His delivery was quite personal, often singing down to a whisper, and leaving plenty of space for his improvisational riffing style
  • Baby do Brasil at Blue Note Jazz Club

      News Source: All About Jazz | 8 days ago
    Baby do Brasil Brasil Summerfest at Blue Note Jazz Club New York, NY July 21, 2014 On her second performance as part of the lineup for the 2014 edition of Brasil Summerfest (she performed the previous evening at the South Street Seaport), legendary
  • Summer in New York City: Keep Cool With Brazilian Music

      News Source: The Huffington Post | 17 days ago
    The World Cup is over but Brazilian music has an extra period for fans in New York. For the multi-venue Brasil Summerfest , one of the headliners is Bebel Gilberto , who plays Celebrate Brooklyn at the Prospect Park Bandshell on July 18th with the

Caetano Veloso Blogs

  • Caetano Veloso: Abracaco | PopMatters

      Blog Source: | 4 months 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: | 4 months 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: | 4 months 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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