Chico Buarque


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in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
June 19, 1944

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Francisco Buarque de Hollanda is popularly known as Chico Buarque, is a singer, guitarist, composer, dramatist, writer and poet. He is best known for his music, which often includes social, economic and cultural commentary on Brazil and Rio de Janeiro in particular.

Son of the academic Sérgio Buarque de Hollanda, Buarque lived in several locations throughout his childhood, though mostly in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Italy. He wrote and studied literature as a child and came to music through the bossa nova compositions of João Gilberto. He performed music throughout the 1960s as well as writing a play that was deemed dangerous by the Brazilian military dictatorship of the time. Buarque, along with several of his fellow musicians, were thre
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Essa gente

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Benjamin

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Ópera do Malandro

4.01 avg rating — 113 ratings — published 1978 — 2 editions
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“(Hungarian...) the only tongue the devil respects.”
Chico Buarque, Budapeste

“Abre o teu coração ou eu arrombo a janela”
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“E qualquer coisa que eu recorde agora, vai doer. A memória é uma vasta ferida.”
Chico Buarque, Leite Derramado

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