Caetano Emanuel Viana Teles Veloso (Portuguese pronunciation: [kaeˈtɐ̃nu emɐnuˈɛw viˈɐ̃nɐ ˈtɛliz veˈlozu]; born August 7, 1942) is a Brazilian composer, singer, guitarist, writer, and political activist. Veloso 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 that took power in 1964. He has remained a constant creative influence and best-selling performing artist and composer ever since. Veloso has won nine Latin Grammy Awards and two Grammy Awards. On November 14, 2012, Veloso was honored as the Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year.
Veloso was one of seven children born into the family of José Telles Vellos...
|Also known as||C. Veloso|
|Born||7 Aug. 1942 (Age: 79), in Santo Amaro|
|Married to||Paula Lavigne (1986-2004)|
|Children||Zeca VelosoTom VelosoMoreno Veloso|
|Label(s)||PhilipsUniversal Music Ltda.Mercury RecordsPolyGramNonesuchUniversal MusicPolyGram do BrasilSony MusicUniversal[no label]|