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Artist Biography For Ney Matogrosso

Ney De Souza Pereira Born August 1 1941 In Bela Vista Mato Grosso Do Sul Widely Known As Ney Matogrosso Is A Brazilian Singer. An Uncommon Artist With An Uncommon Sopranino Voice Ney Matogrosso Fell In The Brazilian Popular Music Scene Like A Bomb In The '70s Aboard The Secos & Molhados. The End Of The Group Marked The Beginning Of A Fertile And Successful Solo Career In Which He Began Exploring His Sensuous And Charismatic Persona Through Satiric And Ironic Repertories. As Time Passed He Substituted Self-Contained And Deeply Sensitive Interpretations Of Classics For The Popular And Classical Brazilian Music. Along With His Representative And Prolific Solo Discography For Which He Received Three Platinum And Three Gold Records Matogrosso Recorded In Itália With Astor Piazzola Performed In Argentina Uruguay Participated In Two Montreux Jazz Festivals Switzerland And Toured Portugal Several Times. He Also Performed In Israel And The U.S. But Always Refused Invitations To Develop An International Career. Matogrosso Also Worked As An Actor In Sonho De Valsa By Ana Carolina The Director Not The Singer/composer And Caramujo Flor Short Subject By Joel Pizzini And Directed Shows By RPM Cazuza And Simone. Arriving In Rio De Janeiro In 1966 Matogrosso Became A Hippie Leather Artisan And Divided His Time Between Rio São Paulo And Brasília Where He Was A Close Friend Of Singer/composer Luli. Through Her He Met João Ricardo Who Had A Vision For A Groundbreaking Group And Was Searching For A High-Pitched Male Voice. Invited By Ricardo Matogrosso Moved To São Paulo Where He Spent One Year Dedicating Himself To Exhaustive Rehearsals Artisanship And Theater Plays. With The Explosive Success Of Secos E Molhados And The Group's Final Dissolution Matogrosso Started His Solo Career Exploring His Unusual Voice Timbre His Mesmerizing Scenic Persona And His Androgynous Visuals Enhanced By Innovative And Exotic Costumes. A Second Solo Album Água Do Céu - Pássaro Was Supported By The Show Homem De Neanderthal In 1975 With Which Matogrosso Opened In Rio De Janeiro Drawing Both Raves And Packed Houses. "Barco Negro" And "Homem Com H" Appeared Amongst Considerable Polemics Aroused By The Usual Conservatives On Duty. In That Period He Worked With Astor Piazzola In Milan Italy Where He Recorded A Double Single With The Argentinean Composer. A Cleaner Matogrosso Recorded Bandido In 1976 Having His First National Hit As A Solo Artist With "Bandido Corazón " Written Especially For Him By Rita Lee.

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