Fernanda Takai

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Fernanda Barbosa Takai
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Takai in 2015
Background information
Birth name Fernanda Takai
Born (1971-08-25) August 25, 1971 (age 47)
Origin Serra do Navio, Amapá, Brazil
Genres Alternative rock, experimental rock, indie rock, art rock, MPB
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter, musician
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Years active 1988–present
Labels Rotomusic, BMG
Cogumelo (1992–2004)
Sire (1982–1994)
Associated acts Pato Fu
Website www.fernandatakai.com.br

Fernanda Barbosa Takai (born August 25, 1971) is a Brazilian singer, better known as the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist of rock band Pato Fu. She has also been working on a solo career since 2007.

In 2011, she collaborated with Atom™, Toshiyuki Yasuda, and Moreno Veloso on the track "Águas de Março" for the Red Hot Organization's most recent charitable album Red Hot+Rio 2. The album is a follow-up to the 1996 Red Hot + Rio. Proceeds from the sales will be donated to raise awareness and money to fight AIDS/HIV and related health and social issues.

Life and career[edit]

Born in Serra do Navio, Amapá, Takai was raised in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais. She is half Japanese descent from her father's side and half Portuguese descent from her mother's side.[1] Since the year 2007, she's been working on a solo career, but hasn't left Pato Fu.


Pato Fu[edit]


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