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About Rita Lee
Rita Lee Jones, famously called Rita Lee, is a legendary Brazilian rock musician. For several decades, she has maintained herself as an icon for rock music in Brazil, earning the nickname “Brazil’s Queen of Rock.” The singer is also a former member of the famous Brazilian band “Os Mutantes.”
Early Life & Education
She is from São Paulo, Brazil. She learned the classical piano under Magdalena Tagliaferro during childhood. She later learned the bass and drums in high school.
During her teens, she and her friends formed the six-piece band, “O’Seis.” By the mid-1960s, three members had left, and the band evolved into the famous rock group known as “Os Mutantes.” She toured Europe and released six Albums with “Os Mutantes.”
She left “Os Mutantes” in the early 1970s and soon began a solo career. However, after she released two widely varied studio albums, she formed her band, “Tutti Frutti.” The band then marked their commercial breakthrough with the release of hit records “Entrada E Bandeiras” and “Fruto Prohibido.”
In the late 1970s, Lee disbanded “Tutti Frutti” and started another band, “Cés E Gatos.” The rock legend has sold over 60 million records globally throughout her career.
Between 1968 and 1972, she was the spouse of fellow singer Mutante Arnaldo Baptista. However, she later got married to Roberto de Carvalho and together they share three children.
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F.A.Q. about Rita Lee
When is her birthday?
Rita Lee's birthday is on December 31, 1947.
In how many days is her birthday?
Rita Lee's birthday is in 308 days
How old was Rita Lee when she died?
She was 75 years old.
When did she die?
She died in May 8, 2023.
How old would she be today?
Rita Lee would be 76 years old if she was alive today.
Where was Rita Lee from?
She was born in São Paulo, Brazil.