Gabriel Diniz

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Gabriel Diniz
Gabriel Diniz.jpg
Diniz in 2019
José Gabriel de Souza Diniz

(1990-10-18)18 October 1990
DiedMay 27, 2019(2019-05-27) (aged 28)
Cause of deathAirplane crash
  • Singer
  • songwriter
Years active2008–2019
Musical career
  • Vocals
  • guitar
LabelsUniversal Music
Associated acts

José Gabriel de Souza Diniz[1] (18 October 1990 – 27 May 2019), better known as Gabriel Diniz, was a Brazilian singer and composer.[2][3]


Born in Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, he released three studio albums during his short career. In 2017, he released the song titled "Acabou Acabou", a collaboration with Wesley Safadão.[4]

Diniz became nationally known by the single "Jenifer", a song that was the most played on the radio and music streaming sites of Brazil, becoming the hit of the summer of 2019.[5][6][7]


On 27 May 2019, Diniz died in a plane crash after a concert in Sergipe in Estância, Brazil on his way to surprise his girlfriend for her birthday party.[8] The aircraft was a Piper PA-28 Cherokee manufactured in 1974 registered PT-KLO.[9]


  1. ^ "Gabriel Diniz: avião com cantor do sucesso 'Jenifer' cai em Sergipe | Cotidiano". A Crítica.
  2. ^ "O nome dele é Gabriel Diniz: Conheça o cantor por trás do hit Jenifer". Heloisa Tolipan.
  3. ^ "Gabriel Diniz: Conheça o cantor de "Jenifer", hit do verão 2019". Ombrelo (in Portuguese). January 18, 2019.
  4. ^ "Gabriel Diniz, do hit "Jenifer", morre em acidente de avião em Sergipe" (in Portuguese). Universo Online. May 27, 2019. Retrieved May 27, 2019.
  5. ^ "Música 'Jenifer', sucesso de Gabriel Diniz, foi composta por oito pessoas". G1 (in Portuguese).
  6. ^ "Cachê do cantor Gabriel Diniz vai às alturas com sucesso de 'Jenifer'". VEJA SÃO PAULO (in Portuguese).
  7. ^ "São Paulo é cidade com mais Jenifers no Tinder; hit do verão alavanca buscas pelo aplicativo". F5 (in Portuguese). January 15, 2019.
  8. ^ "Avião onde estava o cantor cai em Sergipe". O Tempo. May 27, 2019. Retrieved May 27, 2019.
  9. ^ "Gabriel Diniz, cantor de ´Jenifer´, morre aos 28 anos em queda de avião em Sergipe". G1 (in Portuguese). May 27, 2019. Retrieved May 27, 2019.

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