Gal Costa

Brazilian singer

Gal Costa (born September 26, 1945) is a Brazilian singer. She usually does pop music. She began her professional career in August 1964. Her first album, Domingo, was released in 1967.[1] In 1973, the cover of her record Ìndia was censored.

Gal Costa
Gal Costa.jpg
Gal Costa. Photographer: Silvio Tanaka
Background information
Birth nameMaria da Graça Costa Penna Burgos
Born (1945-09-26) September 26, 1945 (age 74)
Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
GenresMPB, Tropicália, Rock, Pop
Occupation(s)Solo singer, guitarist
Years active1965–

Costa was born in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil.


  1. "Gal Costa". Discogs. Retrieved Apr 1, 2015.