Brazilian musicians died when they were 79

Here are 18 famous musicians from Brazil died at 79:

João Cabral de Melo Neto

João Cabral de Melo Neto (January 9, 1920 Recife-October 9, 1999 Rio de Janeiro) a.k.a. Joao Cabral de Melo Neto was a Brazilian writer, poet and diplomat. His children are called Rodrigo de Melo, Inez de Melo, Luiz de Melo, Isabel de Melo and João de Melo.

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Júlio César de Mello e Souza

Júlio César de Mello e Souza (May 6, 1895 Brazil-June 18, 1974) also known as Julio Cesar de Mello e Souza or Malba Tahan was a Brazilian writer and mathematician.

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Sérgio Buarque de Holanda

Sérgio Buarque de Holanda (July 11, 1902 São Paulo-April 24, 1982 São Paulo) was a Brazilian writer and journalist. He had seven children, Chico Buarque, Miúcha, Anna de Hollanda, Cristina Buarque, Sérgio Buarque, Álvaro Buarque and Maria do Carmo Buarque.

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Aristides Leão

Aristides Leão (August 3, 1914 Rio de Janeiro-December 14, 1993 Rio de Janeiro) also known as Aristides Leao was a Brazilian scientist.

He died in respiratory failure.

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Nílton Coelho da Costa

Nílton Coelho da Costa (June 16, 1928 Brazil-September 22, 2007) was a Brazilian personality.

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Moacir Barbosa Nascimento

Moacir Barbosa Nascimento (March 27, 1921 Campinas-April 7, 2000 Santos, São Paulo) was a Brazilian personality.

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João Carlos Batista Pinheiro

João Carlos Batista Pinheiro (January 13, 1932 Campos dos Goytacazes-August 30, 2011 Rio de Janeiro) was a Brazilian personality.

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Emílio Garrastazu Médici

Emílio Garrastazu Médici (December 4, 1905 Bagé-October 9, 1985 Rio de Janeiro) a.k.a. Emilio Garrastazu Medici was a Brazilian personality.

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César Guerra-Peixe

César Guerra-Peixe (March 18, 1914 Petrópolis-November 26, 1993 Rio de Janeiro) a.k.a. César Guerra Peixe or Cesar Guerra-Peixe was a Brazilian film score composer, violinist and composer.

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Walter Forster

Walter Forster (March 23, 1917 Campinas-September 3, 1996 São Paulo) a.k.a. Walter Gerhard Forster was a Brazilian actor, screenwriter and film director. He had two children, Walter Forster Jr. and Suzana Forster.

He died as a result of myocardial infarction.

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João Ramos do Nascimento

João Ramos do Nascimento (October 2, 1917 Campos Gerais-November 16, 1996 São Paulo) otherwise known as Dondinho was a Brazilian football player. He had three children, Pelé, Maria Lúcia Nascimento and Zeca Nascimento.

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José Alencar

José Alencar (October 17, 1931 Muriaé-March 29, 2011 São Paulo) otherwise known as Jose Alencar was a Brazilian politician. He had three children, Maria da Graça Alencar, Patrícia Alencar and Josué Alencar.

He died in cancer.

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Hermann von Ihering

Hermann von Ihering (October 9, 1850 Kiel-February 24, 1930 Giessen) was a Brazilian personality.

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Carlos Coimbra

Carlos Coimbra (August 13, 1927 Campinas-February 14, 2007 São Paulo) was a Brazilian screenwriter, film director, film editor, actor, film producer and production designer. He had one child, Cláudio Coimbra.

He died in aortic aneurysm.

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Ary Fernandes

Ary Fernandes (March 31, 1931 São Paulo-August 29, 2010 São Paulo) was a Brazilian film director, actor, film producer, screenwriter, cinematographer and film score composer. He had two children, Vania Fernandes and Fernando Fernandes.

He died in myocardial infarction.

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Antônio Carlos Magalhães

Antônio Carlos Magalhães (September 4, 1927 Salvador-July 20, 2007 São Paulo) also known as Antônio Carlos Peixoto de Magalhães or Toninho Malvaldeza was a Brazilian politician, businessperson and physician. He had three children, Antônio Carlos Magalhães Júnior, Luís Eduardo Magalhães and Ana Lúcia Maron de Magalhães.

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Mário Costa Barberena

Mário Costa Barberena (April 17, 1934 Santa Vitória do Palmar-December 16, 2013 Porto Alegre) was a Brazilian personality.

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Dom Um Romão

Dom Um Romão (August 3, 1925 Rio de Janeiro-July 27, 2005 Rio de Janeiro) otherwise known as Dom Um Romano, Dom Um Romaô, Dom un Romao, Dom Um Romao, Romão, Dom Um or Dum Um Romad was a Brazilian musician, songwriter, record producer, jazz drummer and percussionist.

Discography: Rhythm Traveller, The Complete Muse Recordings, Dom Um, Saudades, and . Genres he performed: Jazz and Jazz fusion.

He died caused by stroke.

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