Tag: Cartola

Aug 22 2013

Cartola: Ao Vivo – Seu Último Show Gravado

Ao Vivo

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

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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