Beth Carvalho

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Birthday
5, 1946
Birthplace
Brazil
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
5, 1946 (age 72)
Birthplace
Brazil

About

Brazilian singer and guitarist who released songs like "Coisinha Do Pai" and who was credited with popularizing the samba sound in the 1970s and 1980s.

Before Fame

She started playing the guitar as a teenager and won a nationwide song contest at age nineteen.

Trivia

Her 1979 song "Coisinha Do Pai" was inserted into the Mars Pathfinder spacecraft.

Family Life

Her father, Joao Francisco Leal de Carvalho, was a lawyer.

Associated With

She and songwriter Ary Barroso are responsible for some of samba's biggest hits.

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