Sergio Assad

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Birthday
26, 1952
Birthplace
Brazil
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
26, 1952 (age 66)
Birthplace
Brazil

About

Accomplished Brazilian guitarist, composer and arranger who became known as a member of the guitar duo the Assad Brothers with his brother, Odair.

Before Fame

He first learned to play guitar when his father began teaching him Brazilian folk melodies.

Trivia

In 2008, he won the Latin Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Composition for his work on "Tahhiyya Li Ossoulina."

Family Life

He played music with his brother, Odair.

Associated With

He has arranged chamber music settings for Yo-Yo Ma.