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Vinicius de Moraes

Vinicius de Moraes

Marcus Vinicius da Cruz e Mello Moraes, also known as Vinícius de Moraes and nicknamed O Poetinha, was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Son of Lydia Cruz de Moraes and Clodoaldo Pereira da Silva Moraes, he was a seminal figure in contemporary Brazilian music. As a poet, he wrote lyrics for a great number of songs that became all-time classics. He was also a composer of bossa nova, a playwright, a diplomat and, as an interpreter of his own songs, he left several important albums. ... more on Wikipedia

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