Brazilian musicians died when they were 55

Here are 12 famous musicians from Brazil died at 55:

Aluísio Azevedo

Aluísio Azevedo (April 14, 1857 São Luís-January 21, 1913 La Plata) a.k.a. Aluisio Azevedo or Aluísio Tancredo Gonçalves de Azevedo was a Brazilian writer, journalist, playwright and diplomat.

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Carlos Chagas

Carlos Chagas (July 9, 1879 Oliveira-November 8, 1934 Rio de Janeiro) also known as Dr. Carlos Chagas or Carlos Justiniano Ribeiro Chagas was a Brazilian physician, scientist, bacteriologist, clinician and researcher. He had two children, Carlos Chagas Filho and Evandro Chagas.

He died caused by myocardial infarction.

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Alfredo d'Escragnolle Taunay, Viscount of Taunay

Alfredo d'Escragnolle Taunay, Viscount of Taunay (February 22, 1843 Rio de Janeiro-January 25, 1899 Rio de Janeiro) otherwise known as Alfredo d'Escragnolle Taunay Taunay or Alfredo D'Escragnolle Taunay was a Brazilian writer, politician, professor, military engineer, historian and musician. He had one child, Afonso d'Escragnolle Taunay.

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Basílio da Gama

Basílio da Gama (April 10, 1740 Tiradentes-July 31, 1795 Lisbon) a.k.a. Basilio da Gama was a Brazilian writer and poet.

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Marcos Antônio de Araújo, 2nd Baron of Itajubá

Marcos Antônio de Araújo, 2nd Baron of Itajubá (February 8, 1842-November 3, 1897) was a Brazilian lawyer and diplomat.

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Philadelpho Menezes

Philadelpho Menezes (April 5, 1960 São Paulo-April 5, 2015 Brazil) was a Brazilian writer and poet.

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Jurandir de Freitas

Jurandir de Freitas (November 12, 1940 Marília-March 6, 1996) was a Brazilian personality.

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Luizão Maia

Luizão Maia (April 3, 1949-January 28, 2005) also known as Luiz Maia or Luisão Maia was a Brazilian musician.

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Roberto Ribeiro

Roberto Ribeiro (July 20, 1940 Campos dos Goytacazes-January 8, 1996 Rio de Janeiro) was a Brazilian songwriter and singer.

His albums include Fala meu Povo!, Poeira Pura, De Palmares ao Tamborim, Coisas da Vida and Meus Momentos (disc 1). His related genres: Samba.

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Tim Maia

Tim Maia (September 28, 1942 Rio de Janeiro-March 15, 1998 Niterói) also known as Maia, Tim was a Brazilian songwriter and singer. His children are called Carmelo Maia and Leo Maia.

His albums include Tim Maia, O Melhor de Tim Maia, A Festa do Tim Maia, Grandes Sucessos (Remasterizados), Interpreta clássicos da Bossa Nova, Millennium, Minha História, Racional, Volume 2, Tim Maia ao Vivo and Gold. Genres he performed: Funk, Música popular brasileira, Soul music, Jazz, Samba, Rock music, Disco and Bossa nova.

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Sérgio Vieira de Mello

Sérgio Vieira de Mello (March 15, 1948 Rio de Janeiro-August 19, 2003 Baghdad) a.k.a. Sergio Vieira de Mello was a Brazilian diplomat.

He died caused by murder.

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Lourdinha Bittencourt

Lourdinha Bittencourt (October 30, 1923 Campinas-August 19, 1979 Rio de Janeiro) was a Brazilian actor and singer.

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