Brazilian musicians died when they were 78

Here are 15 famous musicians from Brazil died at 78:

Augusto Boal

Augusto Boal (March 16, 1931 Rio de Janeiro-May 2, 2009 Rio de Janeiro) also known as Augusto Pinto Boal was a Brazilian writer, politician and theatre practitioner.

He died as a result of respiratory failure.

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Norma Bengell

Norma Bengell (February 21, 1935 Rio de Janeiro-October 9, 2013 Rio de Janeiro) a.k.a. Norma Benguell, Norma Bengel, Norma Almeida Pinto Guimarães d'Area Bengell, Norma Aparecida Almeida Pinto Guimarães D´Áurea Bengell or Norma Aparecida Almeida Pinto Guimarães D'Áurea Bengell was a Brazilian film director, actor, film producer, singer, screenwriter and composer.

She died in lung cancer.

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José Augusto Brandão

José Augusto Brandão (April 21, 1911 Taubaté-July 20, 1989) a.k.a. Jose Augusto Brandao was a Brazilian personality.

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Eugenio Centenaro Kerrigan

Eugenio Centenaro Kerrigan (April 5, 1878 Genoa-December 25, 1956 Porto Alegre) also known as William Gauthier, Eugenio Centenaro, Count Eugenio Maria Piglione Rossiglioni de Farnet or E. C. Kerrigan was a Brazilian screenwriter and film director.

He died in myocardial infarction.

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Euclydes Barbosa

Euclydes Barbosa (December 7, 1909 São Paulo-February 26, 1988) was a Brazilian personality.

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Jorge Vieira

Jorge Vieira (July 18, 1934 Rio de Janeiro-July 24, 2012 Rio de Janeiro) was a Brazilian personality.

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Joffre Soares

Joffre Soares (September 21, 1917 Palmeira dos Índios-August 19, 1996 São Paulo) also known as Joffrey Soares, José Jofre Soares or Jofre Soares was a Brazilian actor and military officer.

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Grande Otelo

Grande Otelo (October 18, 1915 Uberlândia-November 26, 1993 Paris) also known as Sebastião Bernardes de Souza Prata, Grande Othelo, Great Otelo or The Little Otelo was a Brazilian actor, composer, singer and comedian. His children are Mário Luiz Prata, Jaciara Prata, José Prata and Carlos Sebastião Prata.

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Augusto Aníbal

Augusto Aníbal (April 5, 1887 Fortaleza-April 5, 1965 Rio de Janeiro) also known as Augusto Aníbal de Almeida was a Brazilian actor and singer.

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Wesley Duke Lee

Wesley Duke Lee (December 21, 1931 São Paulo-September 12, 2010 São Paulo) was a Brazilian actor and set decorator.

He died caused by pulmonary aspiration.

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Nelson Dantas

Nelson Dantas (November 17, 1927 Rio de Janeiro-March 18, 2006 Rio de Janeiro) also known as Nelson Hannequim Dantas Filho or Nélson Dantas was a Brazilian actor. He had two children, Daniel Dantas and Andrea Dantas.

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Djalma Guimarães

Djalma Guimarães (November 5, 1894 Brazil-October 10, 1973 Belo Horizonte) was a Brazilian personality.

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Arduíno Colassanti

Arduíno Colassanti (February 15, 1936 Livorno-February 22, 2014 Niterói) a.k.a. Arduino Colasanti was a Brazilian actor and businessperson.

He died in respiratory failure.

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Guilherme de Almeida

Guilherme de Almeida (July 24, 1890 Campinas-July 11, 1969 São Paulo) also known as Guilherme de Andrade de Almeida was a Brazilian lawyer, journalist, screenwriter, poet, essayist, translator and film critic. He had one child, Guy Sérgio Haroldo Estevão Zózimo Barroso de Almeida.

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Luiz Bonfá

Luiz Bonfá (October 17, 1922 Rio de Janeiro-January 12, 2001 Santa Cruz, Rio de Janeiro) also known as Luiz Bonfa, Luis Bonfa, Luiz Floriano Bonfá or Luis Bonfá was a Brazilian actor, composer, musician and film score composer.

His albums include Black Orpheus Impressions, Bossa Nova, Jacarandá, Solo in Rio 1959, The Magic Bonfa, Non-Stop to Brazil, The Brazilian Scene, Le roi de la Bossa Nova, The New Face of Bonfa and O Violao E O Samba.

He died as a result of cancer.

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