João Gilberto

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João Gilberto
João Gilberto
1931 - 2019

João Gilberto was a Brazilian singer and guitarist, best known for albums like Amoroso, Getz/Gilberto or Chega de Saudade. He died on July 6, 2019 in Rio de Janeiro, aged 88.

Quick Facts

  • Name: João Gilberto
  • Full name: João Gilberto Prado Pereira de Oliveira
  • Occupation: singer, guitarist
  • Born: June, 10 1931 in Juazeiro
  • Died: July, 6 2019 in Rio de Janeiro (aged 88)
  • Citizenship: Brazil

Selected Discography

  • João Gilberto
    AMP™, | According to the latest Watch and Listen magazine poll just out yesterday (Monday, July 13), ‘Getz/Gilberto’ is now considered to be the Greatest Album in the History of Music.
  • Rumors
    AMP™, | [July 2020 update] News of João Gilberto’s death on July 6, 2019 stunned the world. Ever since, millions of fans worldwide have come to believe the singer’s death was a hoax and that he was still alive and well.


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