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Caetano Veloso


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Birth Name: Caetano Emanuel Viana Teles Veloso
Born: 1942/08/07
Birth Place: Santo Amaro da Purificação, Bahia, Brazil
Years Active: 1967-present
Genres: Música Popular Brasileira, Tropicalismo, Pop, Psychedelic Rock, Standards

Caetano Emanuel Viana Teles Veloso (born August 7, 1942), better known as Caetano Veloso, is a composer, singer, guitarist, writer, and political activist. He has been called "one of the greatest songwriters of the century" and "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". Veloso is most 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. Veloso was born in Bahia, a state in the northeastern area of Brazil, but moved to Ri... Continue Bio >>


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