Tag Archive: Cartola

Aug 22 2013

Cartola: Ao Vivo – Seu Último Show Gravado

Samba Doesn’t Get Any Better Than This!   What João Gilberto is to Bossa Nova, Cartola is to samba. Angenor de Oliveira (October 11, 1908 – November 30, 1980, Rio de Janeiro) was one of the founding fathers of the world famous Escola de Samba Estação Primeira de Mangueira. Although he had been composing since …

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Jul 11 2004

Cartola: Divino Samba

Top Hat Sambas   Not many composers in Brazilian music are so intrinsically associated with Samba and its history as is Angenor de Oliveira, or Cartola (October 11, 1908 – November 30, 1980). Not only was he responsible for creating one of Brazil’s most famous Samba Schools, the Mangueira, but he was also the composer …

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