Elis Regina

Brazilian singer of popular and jazz music

Elis Regina Carvalho Costa, known simply as Elis Regina (Portuguese pronunciation: [eˈlis ʁeˈʒinɐ]; Porto Alegre, March 17, 1945 – São Paulo, January 19, 1982) was a Brazilian singer. She is hailed as the best Brazilian singer of all times by many critics, musicians, and commentators.[1][2][3][4][5]

Elis Regina
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Elis Regina
Background information
Birth nameElis Regina Carvalho Costa
Also known asPimentinha or Furacão
Born(1945-03-17)March 17, 1945
Porto Alegre, Brazil
DiedJanuary 19, 1982(1982-01-19) (aged 36)
São Paulo, Brazil
GenresMPB, samba, pop, rock, jazz, bossa nova
Years active1961–1982

DiscographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Elis Regina (1945–1982)". Federative Republic of Brazil. Retrieved 2010-12-03. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  2. Goés, 2007, p.187
  3. Pugialli, 2006, p.170.
  4. Silva, 2002, p.193.
  5. Arashiro, 1995, p.39.