Astrud Gilberto

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Birthday
29, 1940
Birthplace
Salvador, Brazil
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
29, 1940 (age 78)
Birthplace
Salvador, Brazil

About

Brazilian bossa nova and samba singer who released the hit song "The Girl from Ipanema," which won a Grammy Award.

Before Fame

After never having performed professionally, her first recording became Gold-certified.

Trivia

She came to America at age twenty-three.

Family Life

She married Joao Gilberto in 1960 and divorced in 1964.

Associated With

She had a relationship with saxophone player Stan Getz.