NARA LEÃO

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Nara Lofego Leão (January 19, 1942 – June 7, 1989) was a Brazilian bossa nova and mpb (popular Brazilian music) singer and occasional actress. Her husband was Carlos Diegues, director and writer of Bye Bye Brasil.

When she was twelve, her father gave her a guitar since he was worried about her being shy. Popular musician and composer Patricio Teixeira and classical guitarist Solon Ayala were her teachers. While still a teenager, she met a number of singers and composers who took part of Bossa Nova's musical revolution, in late 50s and early 60s, including Roberto Menescal, Carlos Lyra, Ronaldo Bôscoli, João Gilberto and Antônio Carlos Jobim.

By 1963, after singing as an amateur for a few years, she became a professional and toured with Sergio Mendes. In the mid-1960s, the institution of military dictatorship in Brazil led her to sing increasingly political lyrics. Her show "Opinião" reflected her
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NARA LEÃO Nara album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Nara
Jazz Related Soundtracks 1964
NARA LEÃO Opinião De Nara album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Opinião De Nara
Bossa Nova 1964
NARA LEÃO Manhã de liberdade album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Manhã de liberdade
Bossa Nova 1966
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Nara Leão
Bossa Nova 1968
NARA LEÃO Dez anos depois album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Dez anos depois
Bossa Nova 1971
NARA LEÃO Os meus amigos são um barato album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Os meus amigos são um barato
Bossa Nova 1977
NARA LEÃO Garota de Ipanema album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Garota de Ipanema
Bossa Nova 1986
NARA LEÃO Meus Sonhos Dourados album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Meus Sonhos Dourados
Bossa Nova 1987

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NARA LEÃO A Bossa de Nara album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Bossa de Nara
Bossa Nova 2002
NARA LEÃO O Melhor de Nara Leão album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
O Melhor de Nara Leão
Bossa Nova 2008
NARA LEÃO Coleção Folha 50 anos de bossa nova, volume 6 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Coleção Folha 50 anos de bossa nova, volume 6
Bossa Nova 2008

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