Tag: Eugênio Leandro

Apr 07 2011

Eugênio Leandro: À Hora Dos Magos

Peer Recognition     Awards are nice, critical acclaim adds to an artist’s recognition, but there is not likely a better accolade than when your peers pay tribute to your work. That is precisely the case with Eugênio Leandro‘s latest instrumental album, À Hora dos Magos. For listeners used to Eugênio’s songs, this album will …

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Sep 07 2004

Eugênio Leandro

Eugênio Leandro

His family comes from Limoeiro do Norte, Vale do Jaguaribe, in the countryside of Ceará. Because of droughts, his parents would sometimes spend time in the capital city, Fortaleza, until things got better. It was during one of those hard times that on October 25, 1958, Eugênio Leandro was born in Fortaleza. He stayed there …

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Sep 07 2004

Eugênio Leandro: Catavento

The Windmills of Leandro’s Mind      In 1990 Leandro released the album Catavento and got noticed as one of the best singers of Brazilian northeastern music. He traveled throughout Brazil and also Portugal, Germany and France. His previous collaborator Oswald Barroso joined Leandro to create one of his most well known hits, “Catavento.” Catavento …

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Sep 07 2004

Eugênio Leandro: A Cor Mais Bonita

Colors of the Dawn, Sea and Backlands     In 1995 Leandro released A Cor Mais Bonita (already on CD). Initially released independently, the CD soon received national distribution via Kuarup. In addition to that, Leandro was also featured in the compilation Cantorias e Cantadores, which also included Cida Moreira, Renato Teixeira and Xangai. One …

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Sep 07 2004

Eugênio Leandro: Castelo Encantado

Castelo Encantado

Tropical Landscape Enchantment    After 7 long years away from the recording studio, Eugênio Leandro released Castelo Encantado. In addition to old partners such as Oswald Barroso, Leandro also recorded other contemporary names with a strong presence in the music of Ceará, e.g., David Duarte and Kátia Freitas. Castelo Encantado is probably Leandro’s best album …

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Sep 07 2004

Eugênio Leandro: Além das Frentes

With special guests Jacques Morelenbaum and Mauro Senise   In 1986 Eugênio Leandro released the album Além das Frentes during a national meeting of medical students in Fortaleza. The initial release was 6,000 copies. In 1990, the album had already sold over 10,000 copies and took him on tour throughout Brazil. He also traveled to …

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