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Elis Regina

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Elis Regina Carvalho Costa (March 17, 1945 – January 19, 1982) was born in Porto Alegre, Brazil, where she began her career as singer at age 11 on a children's radio show, Rádio Farroupilha. She won her first festival song contest in 1965 singing "Arrastão" -"The Trawling Net"-by Edu Lobo and Vinícius de Moraes. She recorded songs by such musicians as Gilberto Gil. She also recorded songs by Tom Jobim, Milton Nascimento, Joao Bosco, Aldir Blanc, Chico Buarque, Jorge Ben and Caetano Veloso. She had an exciting voice and superb intonation, and excelled at up-tempo numbers.

Tracks

Aguas De Marco

81

Bicho Do Mato

63

Nada Sera Como Antes

62

Aquarela Do Brasil

60

Dois Pra Là, Dois Pra Cà

54

Aguas De Marco

52

Welcome Home Intro

47

Romaria

18

Mr Hyde

14

C'est Bien Mieux Comme Ça

14