Benito Di Paula

Uday Veloso

Also known as B di Paula, B. de Paula, B. Di Paula, B. di Pauli, B. Paula, B.di Paula, Bénito Di Paula, Benito de Paula, Benito di Paula, di Paula, P. Di Benito, Paula Benito

Discography of Benito Di Paula:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Gravado Ao Vivo 10 Audio 1974 Copacabana
2 Benito Di Paula 10 Audio 1975 Copacabana
3 Melhores Momentos 10 Audio 1987 Copacabana
4 Gravado Ao Vivo 10 Audio 1974 RCA
5 Benito Collection 16 Audio 1978 RCA
6 Charlie Brown 2 Audio 1975 Telefunken
7 Benito Di Paula 12 Audio 1971 Copacabana
8 Ela 12 Audio 1972 Copacabana
9 Um Novo Samba 11 Audio 1973 Copacabana
10 Brasil Som 75 17 Audio 1975 Copacabana
11 Do Jeito Que A Vida Quer 2 Audio 1977 Copacabana
12 Cuida De Sua Vida Rapaz 2 Audio 1973 Copacabana
13 Supersamba 2 Audio
14 Modificação / Ficar Na Saudade / Sanfona Branca / Bandeira Do Samba 4 Audio 1977 Copacabana
15 Retalhos De Cetim / Cuide De Sua Vida Rapaz 4 Audio 1973 Copacabana
16 Beleza Que É Vocé Mulher / Tributo A Um Rei Esquecido / Além De Tudo / Meu Enredo 4 Audio 1975 Copacabana
17 Benito Di Paula 10 Audio 1976 Copacabana
18 Osso Duro De Roer 2 Audio 1978 Eleven
19 Il Nuovo Samba 10 Audio 1975 Eleven
20 Vai Ficar Na Saudade 9 Audio 1977 Eleven
21 Black Emanuelle (Emanuelle Nera) / Charlie Brown 2 Audio 1975
22 Charlie Brown 2 Audio 1975 Eleven
23 Tudo Está No Seu Lugar 2 Audio 1976 Vogue
24 Benito Di Paula 11 Audio 1982 Warner Bros. Records
25 Charlie Brown / Beleza Que E Voce Mulher 2 Audio 1975 Carnaby
26 Benito Di Paula 10 Audio 1975 Copacabana
27 Benito Di Paula 4 Audio 1974
28 Benito Di Paula 10 Audio 1977 Copacabana
29 Charlie Brown 2 Audio 1975 Vogue
30 Baileiro 14 Audio 1996 Paradoxx Music
31 Benito Di Paula 10 Audio 1979 Copacabana
32 Gravado Ao Vivo 10 Audio 1974 Magazine (2)
33 Benito Di Paula 10 Audio 1976 Copacabana
34 Benito Collection 2 Audio 1978 RCA Victor
35 Desde Brasil... Benito Di Paula 10 Audio 1977 Carnaby
36 Benito Collection 2 Audio 1978 RCA Victor
37 Charlie Brown 2 Audio 1975 Telefunken
38 Gravado Ao Vivo 4 Audio 1974 Copacabana
39 Raízes Do Samba 20 Audio 1999
40 Benito Di Paula [1975] / Benito Di Paula [1977] 22 Audio 2000
41 2 Em 1 25 Audio 2003
42 Charlie Brown 14 Audio 1996 Saludos Amigos
43 Brasil Som 75 7 Audio 1975 Copacabana


Born in Nova Friburgo (Rio de Janeiro), November 28, 1941 is a Brazilian pianist, singer and composer.

He was a crooner in nightclubs in Rio de Janeiro, and then continued playing at the São Paulo nights. He began his career by the label Copacabana in the early 70's. His musical style is known as "samba jóia" by combining the traditional samba with piano, romantic and jazzy arrangements and good vibes (jóia). His first album "Benito Di Paula" in 1971, was censured for bringing the song "Apesar de Você" by Chico Buarque.

His second LP, "Ela" also has brought great success. But burst the charts with the third, "Um Novo Samba" which had appeared on the cover with his long beard and hair, numerous chains, earrings, bracelets, etc.. The great success of this album was the song "Retalhos de Cetim".

He had many successes throughout his career as "Charlie Brown", "Vai Ficar na Saudade" "Se Não For Amor", "Amigo do Sol, Amigo da Lua" e "Mulher Brasileira". Reaching 70 years, he was competing in sales with LPs with Roberto Carlos, having composed many songs for him.

He commanded the "Benito di Paula e seus convidados - Brasil Som 75" TV show. He has over 35 albums recorded, and an important part of his work is being re-released on CD, due to the success of his songs.

Had part of his story told in the book "Eu Não Sou Cachorro Não" by the historian, journalist and writer from Bahia, Paulo César de Araújo.

After 10 years without recording, Benito di Paula launched in 2009 by EMI Music his second original CD and first live DVD, recorded live in Rio, with his greatest hits, like "Retalhos de Cetim", "Sanfona Branca" e "Charlie Brown".


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