This day (August 7, 1942), in Santo Amaro da Purificação, Bahia, is born Caetano Veloso, a Brazilian composer, singer, guitarist, writer, and political activist who first became known for his participation in the Brazilian musical movement Tropicalismo, which encompassed theatre, poetry and music in the 1960s, at the beginning of the Brazilian military dictatorship.
Image : Caetano Veloso Photo by Gustavo Vara
Video : Caetano Veloso – Cucurrucucu Paloma . Caetano Veloso – Descobri Que Eu Sou Um Anjo (2012) . Caetano Veloso & Maria Gadú – Odara (2011) . Caetano Veloso And Lila Downs – Burn It Blue (2003) . Caetano Veloso – Morena Dos Olhos D´Agua . Caetano Veloso – Nao Enche . Caetano Veloso – Chega De Saudade . Caetano Veloso – Nega Maluca/Billie Jean/Eleanor Rigby (1995) . Antonio Carlos Jobim & Caetano Veloso – Coraçao Vagabundo (1986) . Caetano Veloso – Eu Sei Que Vou Te Amar (1983) . Chico Buarque & Caetano Veloso – Vai Levando (1978) .