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Artist Biography For Elis Regina

Elis Regina Carvalho Costa March 17 1945 Porto Alegre Rio Grande Do Sul Brazil – January 19 1982 São Paulo Brazil Better Known As Elis Regina Was A Brazilian Singer And One Of The Biggest Names Of MPB. Known For Her Vocal Competence Musicianship And Stage Presence She Was Acclaimed Both In Brazil And Internationally. In The '60s Elis Was A Leader And A Standard-Bearer In Defense Of Brazilian Popular Music Heavily Contributing To The Formation Of The MPB Label With Commercial And Ideological Characteristics At The Same Time. She Was The First Major Artist To Emerge From Music Festivals In The 1960s And Detached Herself From The Bossa Nova Aesthetic Through The Use Of Her Vocal Range And Drama. Initially Her Style Was Influenced By Radio Singers Especially Ângela Maria. After Four Unsuccessful Studio Albums — Viva A Brotolândia 1961 Poema De Amor 1962 Elis Regina 1963 O Bem Do Amor 1963 — Elis Was The Biggest Revelation Of The TV Excelsior Festival In 1965 When He Sang "Arrastão" By Vinícius De Moraes And Edu Lobo. This Feat Would Guarantee Him The Invitation To Act On Television And Shortly Afterwards The Title Of First Star Of Brazilian Popular Song When He Started To Command Alongside Jair Rodrigues One Of The Two Most Important Brazilian Popular Music Programs O Fino Da Bossa. In 1967 She Married Ronaldo Bôscoli Then Director Of O Fino Da Bossa. From 1972 Elis Began A Relationship With César Camargo Mariano Which Would Last Until 1981 In One Of The Most Successful Partnerships In Brazilian Popular Music. She Sang Many Genres MPB Bossa Nova Samba Rock And Jazz. Interpreting Songs Like "Madalena" "Águas De Março" "Atrás Da Porta" "Como Nosso Pais" "O Bêbado E A Equilibrista" And "Querellas Do Brasil" He Recorded Moments Of Happiness Love Sadness And Patriotism. Throughout His Career He Stood Out For Also Singing Songs By Artists Still Little Known Such As Milton Nascimento Ivan Lins Belchior Renato Teixeira Aldir Blanc João Bosco Helping To Launch Them And Publicize Their Works. Boosting Them In The Brazilian Music Scene. Among Other Partnerships The Duets She Had With Jair Rodrigues Tom Jobim And Rita Lee Are Famous. With Her Second Husband Pianist César Camargo Mariano She Consecrated A Long Work Of Great Creativity And Musical Consistency And In Technical Terms Was Considered The Best Brazilian Singer. His Most Memorable Artistic Presence Is Perhaps Registered On The Albums Em Pleno Verão 1970 Elis 1972 Elis 1973 Elis & Tom 1974 Elis 1974 Falso Brilhante 1976 Transversal Do Tempo 1978 . Essa Mulher 1979 Saudade Do Brasil 1980 And Elis 1980 . She Was The First Person To Inscribe Her Own Voice As If It Were An Instrument In The Order Of Musicians Of Brazil. In 2013 She Was Elected The Best Female Voice In Brazilian Music By Rolling Stone Magazine. Elis Was Also Mentioned In The List Of The Greatest Artists In Brazilian Music Ranking 14th Being The Best-Placed Woman. In November Of The Same Year A Musical Was Premiered In Honor Of Her Elis The Musical. Elis Regina Died Prematurely At The Age Of 36 At The Height Of Her Career Causing Strong Commotion In The Country And Leaving A Vast Body Of Work In Brazilian Popular Music. Although There Were Controversies And Disputes As To The Cause Of Death The Tests Showed That The Cause Was The Consumption Of Cocaine Associated With Alcohol Which Caused A Cardiac Arrest.

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