Famous Guitarists from Brazil

List of famous guitarists born who were born in Brazil, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Many of these guitar players from Brazil are legends in the music world, each with their own innovative styles of play. If you play guitar, whether acoustic or electric, then these famous Brazil guitar players should be people you look up to. These are some of the best guitarists that have ever picked up the instrument, and whether they play rock, blues, metal or folk, these men and women are considered legends.

Antônio Carlos Jobim and Caetano Veloso are included in this list.

This list answers the questions, "What guitar players are from Brazil?" and "Who are famous Brazil guitarists?"
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  • Teixeirinha
    Dec. at 58 (1927-1985)
    • Birthplace: South Region, Brazil, Rolante, Brazil, Americas
  • Helena Meirelles
    Dec. at 81 (1924-2005)
    • Birthplace: Brazil
    • Nationality: Brazil
    • Birthplace: Santo Amaro, Brazil
    • Nationality: Brazil
    • Birthplace: Brazil, Rio de Janeiro
  • Antônio Carlos Jobim
    Dec. at 67 (1927-1994)
    • Nationality: Brazil
    • Birthplace: Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Heitor Villa-Lobos
    Dec. at 72 (1887-1959)
    • Nationality: Brazil
    • Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    • Nationality: Italy, Brazil
    • Birthplace: Salvador, Brazil
    • Nationality: Brazil
    • Birthplace: Brazil, Rio de Janeiro
    • Nationality: Brazil
    • Birthplace: Brazil, Rio de Janeiro
    • Nationality: Brazil
    • Birthplace: São Paulo, Brazil
  • Laurindo Almeida
    Dec. at 77 (1917-1995)
    • Nationality: Brazil
    • Birthplace: Miracatu, Brazil
  • Toquinho
    Age: 76
    • Nationality: Brazil
    • Birthplace: São Paulo, Brazil
    • Nationality: Brazil
    • Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    • Nationality: Brazil
    • Birthplace: Brazil, Rio de Janeiro
    • Nationality: Brazil
    • Birthplace: Mococa, Brazil
    • Nationality: Brazil
    • Birthplace: Brazil, Brejo do Cruz
    • Nationality: Brazil
    • Birthplace: São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil
  • Nando Reis
    Age: 59
    • Nationality: Brazil
    • Birthplace: São Paulo, Brazil
    • Nationality: Brazil
    • Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    • Nationality: Brazil
    • Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Lobão
    Age: 64
    • Nationality: Brazil
    • Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    • Nationality: Brazil
    • Birthplace: Juazeiro, Brazil
    • Nationality: Brazil
    • Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    • Nationality: Brazil
    • Birthplace: São Paulo, Brazil
  • Raul Seixas
    Dec. at 44 (1945-1989)
    • Nationality: Brazil
    • Birthplace: Salvador, Brazil