Chico Buarque - Sondz

Overview

Francisco Buarque de Hollanda (born 19 June 1944), popularly known simply as Chico Buarque, is a Brazilian singer-songwriter, guitarist, composer, playwright, writer, and poet. He is best known for his music, which often includes social, economic, and cultural reflections on Brazil.

The firstborn son of Sérgio Buarque de Hollanda, Buarque lived at several locations throughout his childhood, though mostly in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, and Rome. He wrote and studied literature as a child and found music through the bossa nova compositions of Tom Jobim and João Gilberto. He performed as a singer and guitarist in the 1960s as well as writing a play that was deemed dangerous by the Brazilian military dictatorship of the time. Buarque, along with several Tropicalist and MPB musicians, was threatened by the Brazilian military government and eventually left Brazil for Italy in 1969. However, he came back to Brazil in 1970, and continued to record, perform, and write, t...

Facts

Born19 June 1944 (Age: 78), in Rio de Janeiro
AreaBrazil
Years active56
StatusActive
GenderMale
Married to

Marieta Severo

SiblingsCristina BuarqueMiúcha
Role(s)Producer (co)PerformerLiner NotesWriterVocalCompilerArrangerTranslator
Label(s)PhilipsUniversal Music Ltda.PolyGramBiscoito FinoRGEBMG Brasil Ltda.Som LivreEmArcyAbril ColeçõesRCA Victor

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Discography

YearTitle
Chico Buarque de Hollanda na Itália2006Chico Buarque de Hollanda na Itália
Carioca2006Carioca
Chico Buarque de Mangueira 19981998Chico Buarque de Mangueira 1998
As cidades1998As cidades
Uma palavra1995Uma palavra
Paratodos1993Paratodos
Chico Buarque1990Chico Buarque
Francisco1987Francisco
Chico Buarque1984Chico Buarque
En Español1982En Español

Collaborators

NameRole(s)
Francis Hime
Francis HimeCreditArrangerPiano
Sérgio de Carvalho
Sérgio de CarvalhoProducer
Maria Bethânia
Maria BethâniaCreditGuest
Milton Nascimento
Milton NascimentoVocalCreditPerformerGuestPianoPerformer (guest)
Roberto Menescal
Roberto MenescalProducerArrangerAcoustic guitar
Chiquinho de Moraes
Chiquinho de MoraesCreditArrangerConductor
MPB4
MPB4CreditPerformerVocalBackground vocals
Nara Leão
Nara LeãoCreditVocal
Caetano Veloso
Caetano VelosoCreditGuest
Mário Negrão
Mário NegrãoMembranophone