Juca Chaves

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Juca Chaves.

Juca Chaves (born 22 October 1938 in Rio de Janeiro, as Jurandir Czaczkes) is a Brazilian comedian, singer and writer well known for his irreverence. He is the son of Austrian Jewish immigrants. [1]

An active critic of the Brazilian military dictatorship, he went to exile in the early 1970s, first in Portugal and later Italy. After his return to Brazil, he hosted a program on national TV and subsequently made a career as a comedian. He currently lives in Bahia.