The European Influence on Samba | Brasil Brasil
In the mid 20th century, Rio de Janeiro was a rapidly expanding city with a large white population, boosted by immigrants from Europe.Tweet
The Pioneers of Bossa Nova | Brasil Brasil
Singer Joao Gilberto, Composer Antonio Carlos Jobim and the poet Vinicius de Moraes are considered to be the founders of bossa nova music.
Early Samba Songs | Brasil Brasil
The songs of the early samba singers dealt with the realities of everyday life for black workers and migrants in Rio.