Gonzaguinha

Samba, Musical Artist

1945 – 1991

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Who was Gonzaguinha?

Luiz Gonzaga do Nascimento, Jr., better known as Gonzaguinha, in Portuguese Little Gonzaga, was a noted Brazilian singer and composer. He was born in Rio de Janeiro and he was the son of Luiz Gonzaga, the "king of baião". Gonzaguinha was killed in a car accident on April 29, 1991, in Renascença, state of Paraná, southern Brazil.

Many eminent Brazilian artists recorded his compositions, such as Maria Bethânia, Simone, Elis Regina, Fagner, and Joanna. Among these, stands out Simone and great hits like "Sangrando", "Mulher, e daí" and "Começaria tudo outra vez".

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Born
Sep 22, 1945
Rio de Janeiro
Also known as
  • Luiz Gonzaga Jr.
  • Luis Gonzaga Jr
  • Luiz Gonzaga do Nascimento Júnior
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Nationality
  • Brazil
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Died
Apr 29, 1991
Renascença

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on July 23, 2013

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