Gilberto Gil



Gilberto Gil

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Active
1942
Born
June 26, 1942 in Salvador
Location
Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Genres
Electronic
Biography
Gilberto Passos Gil Moreira (born 26 June 1942), better known as Gilberto Gil (Brazilian Portuguese: [ʒiɫˈbɛxtu ʒiɫ] or [ʒiu̯ˈbɛɾtʊ ʒiu̯]), is a Brazilian singer, guitarist, and songwriter, known for both his musical innovation and political commitment. From 2003 to 2008, he served as Brazil's Minister of Culture in the administration of President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. Gil's musical style incorporates an eclectic range of influences, including Rock music, Brazilian genres including samba, African music, and reggae. Gil started to play music as a child and was still a teenager when he joined his first band.
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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Dois Amigos, Um Século de Música: Multishow Live

Dois Amigos, Um Século de Música: Multishow Live

Caetano Veloso April 8, 2016

28 Tracks

Dos Amigos, Un Siglo de Música (Grabado En Directo)

Dos Amigos, Un Siglo de Música (Grabado En Directo)

Caetano Veloso March 13, 2016

28 Tracks

Two Friends, One Century of Music (Live)

Two Friends, One Century of Music (Live)

Caetano Veloso January 22, 2016

28 Tracks

Dois Amigos, um Século de Música (Ao Vivo)

Dois Amigos, um Século de Música (Ao Vivo)

Caetano Veloso December 4, 2015

28 Tracks

Gilbertos Samba Ao Vivo

Gilbertos Samba Ao Vivo

Gilberto Gil November 25, 2014

21 Tracks

Aquele Abraço

Aquele Abraço

Gilberto Gil October 21, 2014

8 Tracks

Live In London 71, Vol. 1

Live In London 71, Vol. 1

Gilberto Gil September 26, 2014

9 Tracks

Live In London 71, Vol. 2

Live In London 71, Vol. 2

Gilberto Gil September 26, 2014

9 Tracks

The Essential Gilberto Gil

The Essential Gilberto Gil

Gilberto Gil July 22, 2014

15 Tracks

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