Marisa Vertullo Brandão

Also known as Mariza
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Discography of Marisa:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Marisa 12 Audio 2002
2 A Gata Mansa 12 Audio 1975 Som
3 Marisa 12 Audio 2002
4 Convite A Marisa 11 Audio 1960 Copacabana

Brazilian singer. She was born April 27, 1933. Died January 10, 2003.

It is home of a family who loved music since childhood and became interested in singing. Due to his calm way of talking, Djalma Sampaio received the nickname "Gata Mansa", who adopted the stage name as yet in the 1950s. In 1953, João Gilberto received the song "You've been with my well?" By João Gilberto and Russo do Pandeiro, which he recorded on his first album released by RCA Victor. The following year, he began his career as an interpreter of jazz. In the same year, he recorded the sambas "Only I did not," the Monsueto, Raul Marques and M. Fernandes and "Who made me cry," Caboclo, Carino and Gustavo. He served as the crooner's Golden Room Copacabana Palace (RJ) for four years. In 1956, he met Dolores Duran, replacing it as a singer in Baccarat. His contact with Dolores, who was very attached, facilitated access to the bossa nova movement. Already integrated into the movement, began to sing at the Lane (RJ). At that same time, he met Anthony Mary, whose songs became very steady performer. Flavio Cavalcanti led to TV Tupi, where he shared with Silva Moacir the presentation of the "Call for music." At that time he met Bororó, Dick Farney, Johnny Alf and Sérgio Ricardo. In 1958, he recorded the fox in Copacabana "You do something to me", Cole Porter and crying "What is and what is it?" By Bororó and Evagrius. In the same year, he recorded the classic pop music, "Chega de saudade" by Tom Jobim and Vinicius de Moraes and samba song "Punishment", Dolores Duran, his greatest success. The following year, he recorded his first LP, "The soft Marisa", which included the track "The night of the dear", Dolores Duran, who went to the charts. Recorded in almost all the hard work of Dolores Duran, who honored him with the song "Do not blame me." She was married to songwriter and pianist Cesar Camargo Mariano, who composed the music for her "Marisa" theme of religious ceremony of his marriage to the composer. He had a son with him, the musician Marcelo Mariano. In 1961, he recorded the samba song "A new heaven," Fernando Cesar and Ted Moreno and samba "Operation Love" by Florence and Jaime Augusto Mesquita. Lived in São Paulo for seven years, at which time he tried to do theater, coming to participate in a musical with Lennie Dale and a show with Caetano Veloso and Taiguara at the Arena Theatre. He returned to Rio de Janeiro, and went on to act in nightclubs Fossa and Taba. Unreleased songs recorded by Johnny Alf, Carlos Lyra, Ronaldo and Roberto Menescal Bôscoli, among others. In 1972, he recorded a compact simple "Journey" by John Aquino and Paulo César Pinheiro, milestone in his career. Dolores Duran paid tribute to three shows: "Dolores, 20 years later" (1979), "The night of my good" and "Tribute to Dolores Duran." In the 1980s, he recorded LPs "Marisa Gata Mansa" and "Leopard". In 1997, released a CD in honor of columnist and composer Antônio Maria, with emphasis on "Samba de Orfeu" and "Manha de Carnaval", both of Antonio Maria and Luis Bonfa. Also honored him with the disc and musical spectacle "Meeting with Antonio Maria", written and directed by Ruy Faria vocal group MPB-4. Had active participation in musical projects such as "Six-thirty," directed by Herminio Belo de Carvalho and Albino Pinheiro, and "Pixinguinha". Presented in all capital cities and several towns of the country died at age 69 due to acute respiratory failure, the result of cardiac ischemia.

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