Samuel Rosa

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Samuel Rosa
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Samuel Rosa
Background information
Birth name Samuel Rosa de Alvarenga
Born (1966-07-15) July 15, 1966 (age 48)
Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Genres Alternative rock, reggae, brazilian rock
Occupations Singer, guitarist, songwriter
Instruments Singer, guitarist
Years active 1991–present
Labels Epic, Sony BMG
Associated acts Skank
Website http://skank.uol.com.br/skank/

Samuel Rosa de Alvarenga (Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, July 15, 1966) is lead singer and guitarist of Brazilian rock band Skank. He has a psychology degree from Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais.[1]

Samuel writes the music for most of the group's songs, with 80% of the lyrics by Chico Amaral.[2] Other songwrting partners were Nando Reis, Arnaldo Antunes, and Lô Borges.

Samuel is an avid football player and supports Cruzeiro.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Samuel Rosa - Aniversário - Jovem Pan FM
  2. ^ James, Rodrigo; Terence Machado; Thiago Pereira. "ENTREVISTA - SKANK" (in Portuguese). Alto Falante. Retrieved 2007-04-27. 
  3. ^ Ivanov, Ricardo (2001-09-28). "Cantor brinca com estigma de "antipático"" (in Portuguese). Terra. Retrieved 2007-04-27.