Great Brazilian Music
 

Elis Regina

Born: March 17, 1945. Died: January 19, 1982.

About:
One of the most popular and talented female singers ever in Brazil, Elis Regina emerged as a teenage prodigy in the early 60’s and recorded a large number of albums during two decades. She died as a reslut of a drug overdose in 1982.

Recommended album:
1974 - Elis & Tom (with Antônio Carlos Jobim)

Discography:
1961 - Viva a Brotolândia
1962 - Poema de Amor
1963 - Elis Regina
1963 - O Bem do Amor
1965 - Samba - Eu Canto Assim
1965 - Dois na Bossa (with Jair Rodrigues)
1965 - O Fino do Fino (with Zimbo Trio)
1966 - Dois na Bossa nº 2 (with Jair Rodrigues)
1966 – Elis
1967 - Dois na Bossa nº 3 (with Jair Rodrigues)
1969 - Elis - Como e Porque
1970 - Em Pleno Verão
1970 - Elis no Teatro da Praia
1971 - Ela
1972 - Elis
1973 - Elis
1974 - Elis & Tom (with Antônio Carlos Jobim)
1974 - Elis
1976 - Falso Brilhante
1977 – Elis
1978 - Transversal do Tempo
1979 - Essa Mulher
1980 - Saudade do Brasil
1980 - Elis

Examples of Elis Regina's music

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Águas de Março (1974)
Só tinha que ser com você (1974)
Zazueira (1969)

 

 

 


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