|1948 in Brazil|
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|Year of Constitution: 1946|
Events in the year 1948 in Brazil .
Choro, also popularly called chorinho, is an instrumental Brazilian popular music genre which originated in 19th century Rio de Janeiro. Despite its name, the music often has a fast and happy rhythm. It is characterized by virtuosity, improvisation and subtle modulations, and is full of syncopation and counterpoint. Choro is considered the first characteristically Brazilian genre of urban popular music. The serenaders who play choros are known as chorões.
Dorival Caymmi was a Brazilian singer, songwriter, actor, and painter active for more than 70 years beginning in 1933. He contributed to the birth of Brazil's bossa nova movement, and several of his samba pieces, such as "Samba da Minha Terra", "Doralice" and "Saudade da Bahia", have become staples of música popular brasileira. Equally notable are his ballads celebrating the fishermen and women of Bahia, including "Promessa de Pescador", "O Que É Que a Baiana Tem?", and "Milagre". Caymmi composed about 100 songs in his lifetime, and many of his works are now considered to be Brazilian classics. Both Brazilian and non-Brazilian musicians have covered his songs.
Cacilda Campos Borges Barbosa was a Brazilian pianist, conductor and composer. She was one of the pioneers of electronic music in Brazil.
Caio Fernando Loureiro de Abreu, best known as Caio Fernando Abreu, is one of the most influential and original Brazilian writers of the 1970s and 1980s. Caio F., as he habitually signed his letters, was born in Santiago do Boqueirão in the state of Rio Grande do Sul in 1948, and died in Porto Alegre in 1996.
Luiz Carlos Saroli, known as Caio Júnior or Caio Jr., was a Brazilian football forward and manager.
Emilinha Borba was a Brazilian singer and actress. She was named "Rainha do Rádio", "Queen of the Radio" in 1953. Borba endured for 30 years as a popular Brazilian radio singer and was noted for rumbas and sambas.
Dorival Tostes "Dori" Caymmi is a Brazilian singer, songwriter, guitarist, arranger, and producer.
Abreu is a Galician-Portuguese surname. The surname is particularly prevalent among those of Portuguese and Sephardic Jewish descent.
Oscar Lorenzo Fernández was a Brazilian composer of Spanish descent. He was born and died in Rio de Janeiro.
Maids is a 2001 Brazilian film directed by Fernando Meirelles and Nando Olival. It is based on the play of the same name by Renata Melo, and has received multiple awards and nominations.
Jaime Ovalle or Jayme Ovalle was a Brazilian composer and poet.
Events in the year 1948 in Portugal.
Events in the year 1897 in Brazil.
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Events in the year 1943 in Brazil.
Luz del Fuego was a Brazilian feminist, ballerina, naturist, and striptease artist who performed with live snakes. Comfortable with nudity, she wrapped pythons around her body and became famous in her time.
Poeira de Estrelas is a 1948 Brazilian musical comedy film directed by Moacyr Fenelon. It stars Lourdinha Bittencourt and Emilinha Borba.
Folias Cariocas is a 1948 Brazilian musical comedy film directed by Manoel Jorge and Hélio Thys. It stars Lauro Borges, Dercy Gonçalves and Silva Filho.
Lourdinha Bittencourt was a Brazilian actress and singer who took part in the musical ensemble Trio de Ouro from 1952 to 1957, replacing the lead singer Dalva de Oliveira. She also appeared in telenovelas such as Rosa Rebelde (1969), Véu de Noiva (1969), Irmãos Coragem, (1970), Selva de Pedra (1972), Fogo Sobre Terra (1974), and in films such as Poeira de Estrelas (1948), É Proibido Sonhar (1944) and Obrigado, Doutor (1948). She died in 1979 of a stroke.
Caio is a Portuguese masculine given name derived from the Latin name Gaius. People with that name include:
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