Tag: Elis Regina

Mar 22 2012

Elis Regina: Saudade Do Brasil

Saudade do Brasil

A Desert Island Album   The year 2012 marked the 30th anniversary of Elis Regina’s death. One of the world’s most remarkable voices (see NPR’s 50 Great Voices), Elis died too young — barely 37 years of age (Rio Grande do Sul, 3/17/1945 – São Paulo, 1/19/1982). The mark she left in the Brazilian musical …

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Dec 22 2006

Elis Regina: Elis Regina Carvalho Costa – Série Grandes Nomes

Série Grandes Nomes

Timeless!   Trama has presented us with another treasure from the Elis Regina discography and filmography. Based in part on the last show that Elis Regina performed, Saudades do Brasil, this DVD was produced by Globo TV network in Brazil and features Elis on a circus ring simulated stage. Not only is this historical document …

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Feb 22 2005

Elis Regina: MPB Especial 1973

MPB Especial 1973

From the Heart   No other Brazilian performer has marked our musical scene as strongly as Elis Regina (Porto Alegre, RS, 1945 – São Paulo, SP, 1982). Believed by some as the most influential and best Brazilian singer, Elis was also a highly controversial star. Her nickname, Pimentinha (Little Pepper), says it all. She was …

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