Chico Buarque

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Birthday
19, 1944
Birthplace
Brazil
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
19, 1944 (age 74)
Birthplace
Brazil

About

Brazilian singer known for albums like 1971's "Construcao". He is also a highly-respected writer who won acclaim for his historical novel "Leite Derramado".

Before Fame

He studied architecture at the University of Sao Paulo before pursuing a career in music.

Trivia

His book "Leite Derramado" ("Split Milk" in English) won the Sao Paulo Prize for Literature in 2010.

Family Life

His father is the noted historian Sergio Buarque de Holanda.

Associated With

His song "Calice" is a duo written with the help of singer Gilberto Gil.