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

  • Rumors
    AMP™, | [July 2019 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.
  • João Gilberto
    AMP™, | According to the latest Watch and Listen magazine poll just out yesterday (Friday, July 19), ‘Chega de Saudade’ is now considered to be the Greatest Album in the History of Music.


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