Vinicius de Moraes rememebered on “Year of Brazil.”

 

On August 9th, performers paid special homage to the great lyricist and poet Vinicius De Moraes during a concert in Portugal . Famed Brazilian singer Miucha (mother of Bebel Gilberto) & Vinicius De Moraes’ own daughter, Georgiana, both took part in the tribute, which was mainly comprised of songs written by the bossa nova legend. This was a part of the “Year In Brazil” an ongoing event to highlight and further strengthen the cultural and technological ties between Brazil & Portugal.

bossa nova artist: vinicius de moraes

October 2013 will mark 100 years since the birth of De Moraes and this concert stands as only one of the many scheduled tributes. Below is a video of clips from the event and an interview with the performers.