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Vinicius de Moraes
  • Vinicius de Moraes

  • Date of birth: October 19, 1913
  • Died: July 09, 1980
  • Born: in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

  • Description: Marcus Vinicius da Cruz de Mello Moraes (October 19, 1913 - July 9, 1980), better known as Vinicius de Moraes, nicknamed O Poetinha (the little poet), 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.

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