Antônio Carlos Jobim Rank
About Antônio Carlos Jobim
Sometimes referred to as “father of bossa nova”, Antônio Carlos Jobim is recognized for making contributions to the Brazilian samba sub-genre, bossa nova, and popularizing it to international audiences.
He was not just a singer but a composer, arranger, songwriter and pianist as well. Jobim’s international success in the 1960s was also attributed to his fusion of bossa nova with jazz, which made the genre even more appealing to non-Brazilians.
His well-known songs include “Garota de Ipanema”, “Chega de Saudade” and “Desafinado”.
He was born to Nilza Brasileiro de Almeida and Jorge de Oliveira, a writer, professor and diplomat. He had a sister named Helena Isaura.
He had four children: two with his first wife Thereza Otero Hermanny and two with Ana Beatriz Lontra, whom he married after his divorce.
He won a Grammy Award in 1965 for his album “Getz/Gilberto”. He is an inductee of the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame.
He died on 8 December 1994 from a cardiac arrest while in recovery for a surgery.
Antônio Carlos Jobim Rank
F.A.Q. about Antônio Carlos Jobim
When is his birthday?
Antônio Carlos Jobim's birthday is on January 25, 1927.
In how many days is his birthday?
Antônio Carlos Jobim's birthday is in 364 days
How old was Antônio Carlos Jobim when he died?
He was 67 years old.
When did he die?
He died in December 8, 1994.
How old would he be today?
Antônio Carlos Jobim would be 95 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Antônio Carlos Jobim from?
He was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Antônio Carlos Jobim's Popularity
Antônio Carlos Jobim was a famous Brazilian singer-songwriter and pianist, who was born on January 25, 1927. As a person born on this date, Antônio Carlos Jobim is listed in our database as the 10th most popular celebrity for the day (January 25) and the 7th most popular for the year (1927).
People born on January 25 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aquarius, the Water Bearer. Antônio Carlos Jobim is the 330th most popular Aquarius.
Aside from information specific to Antônio Carlos Jobim's birthday, Antônio Carlos Jobim is the 19th most famous Brazilian and ranks 4th in famous people born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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