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April 19, 1941 in Cachoeiro de Itapemirim
Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, EspÃrito Santo, Brazil
Roberto Carlos (born April 19, 1943 in Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, EspÃrito Santo, Brazil) initiated a major revolution of customs in Brazil in the '60s. Reaching success in a period coinciding with the youth movement started by the The Beatles that was taking over the world, Carlos was the leader of jovem guarda ("Young Guard") . He led the TV show that became a generic denomination of a musical style and what was a definitive change of face to the Brazilian phonographic market and of the very art of marketing itself (with the advent of an aggressive merchandising of the JG's top figures, including films, clothes, etc.
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