Brazilian movie actors died in the year 1989

Here are 1 famous actors from Brazil died in 1989:

Luiz Gonzaga

Luiz Gonzaga (December 13, 1912 Exu, Pernambuco-August 2, 1989 Recife) also known as Luiz Gonzaga do Nascimento or Luiz Gonzaga do Nascimento, Sr. was a Brazilian singer, musician, songwriter, film score composer, actor and poet. His children are called Gonzaguinha and Rosa Gonzaga.

Gonzaga is considered one of the most influential musicians in Brazilian popular music history, particularly in the genre of forró. He is known for popularizing the accordion and the zabumba, two instruments commonly used in the traditional music of the northeast region of Brazil.

His career began in the 1940s, and he quickly gained nationwide fame with songs such as "Asa Branca" and "Baião". He went on to record over 600 songs and release more than 120 albums throughout his career. Additionally, he acted in several films, including "O Cangaceiro" and "São João do Caruaru".

Gonzaga was also known for his political activism, particularly in support of the rights of rural workers. He was instrumental in the creation of the Worker's Party in Brazil, and his music often focused on themes of social justice.

Today, Gonzaga is remembered as a cultural icon in Brazil and continues to be a major influence on the music of the country.

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