Elza Soares

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Birthday
23, 1930
Birthplace
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
DEATH DATE
Jan 20, 2022 (91)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
23, 1930
Birthplace
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
DEATH DATE
Jan 20, 2022 (91)

About

Brazilian samba recording artist who was elected the BBC Radios' Brazilian singer of the millennium back in 1999. She has released countless albums since first recording back in 1960.

Before Fame

She was born in Rio de Janeiro in 1937, she first began performing on the streets of her favela in Padre Miguel.

Trivia

She performed at the opening ceremonies of the Rio Olympics.

Family Life

She was once married to Brazilian football star Garrincha.

Associated With

She was known as the Brazilian Tina Turner.