Elis Regina

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Birthday
17, 1945
Birthplace
Porto Alegre, Brazil
Death Date
Jan 19, 1982 (36)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
17, 1945
Birthplace
Porto Alegre, Brazil
Death Date
Jan 19, 1982 (36)

About

Brazilian singer who sang "Arrastao," "Como nossos pais," and "Upa Neguinho."

Before Fame

Her career started when she was only eleven after she secured a job singing on the children's program O Clube Do Guri on Radio Farroupilha.

Trivia

After a lethal cocaine, alcohol, and temazepam overdose, more than 15,000 people turned out to pay their respects at her funeral.

Family Life

She was first married to Ronaldo Boscoli in 1967.

Associated With

Some of her music is featured in the film Talk to Her, which was directed by Pedro Almodovar.