Antonio Carlos Jobim

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Birthday
25, 1927
Birthplace
Brazil
Death Date
Dec 8, 1994 (67)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
25, 1927
Birthplace
Brazil
Death Date
Dec 8, 1994 (67)

About

Bossa nova jazz pianist who developed and popularized the new style with his song The Girl from Ipanema from 1964.

Before Fame

He intended to become an architect, but was pulled into jazz instead.

Trivia

His written songs became jazz standards, performed and re-interpreted by great artists of successive generations.

Family Life

He grew up in the Tijuca neighborhood of Rio, then moved to Ipanema after his parents separated.

Associated With

He was not influenced by fellow musicians as much as he was by the paintings of Claude Debussy.