Carmen Miranda – Samba’s First International Superstar | Brasil Brasil
Links between Brazil and America grew stronger just at the right time for the emergence of Brazil's most successful Hollywood actress.Tweet
Bossa Nova and the Brazilian middle class | Brasil Brasil
Bossa Nova, meaning 'New Wave', reflected the new-found optimism inside Brazil during the 1950s and appealed to Brazil's growing urban middle classes.
Dorival Caymmi and Samba-canção | Brasil Brasil
Unlike other forms of samba, samba-canção could be sung by individuals, as well as massed bands. Dorival Caymmi became samba's first celebrated solo singer-songwriter.