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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

71

Nada Sera Como Antes

62

Aquarela Do Brasil

61

Dois Pra Là, Dois Pra Cà

52

Bicho Do Mato

45

Welcome Home Intro

45

Aguas De Marco

37

Romaria

17

Mr Hyde

11

C'est Bien Mieux Comme Ça

7