Gilberto Passos Gil Moreira (born 26 June 1942), better known as Gilberto Gil (Brazilian Portuguese: [ʒiɫˈbɛʁtu ʒiɫ] or [ʒiu̯ˈbɛɾtʊ ʒiu̯]), is a Brazilian singer, guitarist, and songwriter. He is known for both his musical innovation and political commitment.
Gilberto Passos Gil Moreira
26 June 1942
Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
|Education||BBA, Universidade Federal da Bahia|
|Political party||Partido Verde|
From 2003 to 2008, he served as Brazil's Minister of Culture.
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- Official site
- Transcript of a Gil speech
- Essay written by Gil (licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.5)
- Music Is Pleasure: An Interview with Gilberto Gil
- Wide-ranging one-hour interview with Amy Goodman on Democracy Now!, June 25, 2008 (video, audio, and print transcript)
- Gilberto Gil discography on Slipcue.com