Caetano Veloso

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Birthday
7, 1942
Birthplace
Santo Amaro, Brazil
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
7, 1942 (age 76)
Birthplace
Santo Amaro, Brazil

About

Recording legend who became known for his role in the Brazilian artistic movement of the late 1960s, Tropicalismo. His music was featured in such films as Eros by Michelangelo Antonioni and Talk to Her by Pedro Almodovar.

Before Fame

He was sent to prison and later exiled by Brazil's military dictatorship for his leftist political stance.

Trivia

He was named Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year in 2012.

Family Life

His father was a government official. He grew up with six siblings. He married actress Andrea Gadelha in 1967.

Associated With

He performed and appeared in Pedro Almodovar's Academy Award-winning film "Talk to Her" from 2002.