Rosalia de Souza

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Rosalia de Souza
Rosalia de Souza.jpg
Circolo degli Artisti, Rome, 16 April 2009
Background information
Birth name Rosalia de Souza
Born (1966-07-04) July 4, 1966 (age 52)
Nilópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil[1]
Genres Bossa nova
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments Vocals
Labels Avatar, Schema, Phantom Sound & Vision
Associated acts Nicola Conte

Rosalia de Souza is a Brazilian bossa nova singer. She was born in Nilópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, an area famous for its samba school, Beija-Flor.

After travelling to Italy at the age of 21,[2] she began to study music theory, Cuban percussion, and jazz at the Scuola Popolare di Testaccio (Popular school of Testaccio) in Rome.[1][3][4][5]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • Garota Moderna (2003)
  • Garota Diferente (Schema, 2004)
  • Brasil Precisa Balançar (Schema, 2008)
  • D'Improvviso (Schema, 2009)[6]

Singles & EPs[edit]

  • Maria Moita (2002)
  • Samba Novo / Bossa 31 (2004)
  • Fica Mal Com Deus / Canto De Ossanha (2004)
  • Zona Sul / Maria Moita (2004)
  • Adriana / Saudosismo (2004)
  • Jogo De Roda (2005)
  • Que Bandeira (2006)
  • Rio De Janeiro (2006)

Compilations[edit]

  • Novo Esquema da Bossa (1995)
  • Today’s Sound (1997)
  • Hommage (2002)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Rosalia De Souza".
  2. ^ "Intervista a Rosalia De Souza".
  3. ^ http://www.avatarrecords.com/rosalia/
  4. ^ http://www.ishtar.it/sc_artist5-i.htm
  5. ^ "Rosalia De Souza". family-affair.it.
  6. ^ "Rosalia de Souza | Album Discography | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 24 May 2018.

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