Brazilian musicians died in HIV/AIDS

Here are 2 famous musicians from Brazil died in HIV/AIDS:

Renato Russo

Renato Russo (March 27, 1960 Rio de Janeiro-October 11, 1996 Rio de Janeiro) a.k.a. Renato Russo-Presente, Renatto Russo, Russo, Renato, Renato Manfredini, Jr., Junior, Renato Manfredini Júnior or Renato Manfredini Jr. was a Brazilian singer-songwriter, lyricist and musician. He had one child, Giuliano Manfredini.

His albums: The Stonewall Celebration Concert, Equilíbrio Distante, O Último Solo, Série Bis, Série Identidade: Renato Russo, Presente, and . His related genres: Punk rock, Post-punk, Alternative rock and Folk rock.

Renato Russo is best known as the lead vocalist and founder of the Brazilian rock band Legião Urbana, which was formed in 1982. The band gained immense popularity in Brazil in the 1980s and 1990s, due to their socially conscious lyrics and catchy melodies. Renato's lyrics often dealt with themes such as politics, love, social issues, and spirituality. He also contributed to the Brazilian film industry with soundtracks for several movies. In addition to his music, Russo was also an activist for LGBT rights, and openly spoke about his own sexual orientation. He passed away in 1996 due to complications from AIDS, leaving behind a legacy as one of the most influential musicians in Brazilian rock history. Renato Russo's songs and legacy continue to inspire new generations of fans and musicians in Brazil to this day.

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Cazuza (April 4, 1958 Rio de Janeiro-July 7, 1990 Rio de Janeiro) otherwise known as Agenor Miranda Araújo Neto or Agenor de Miranda Araújo Neto was a Brazilian singer, songwriter, film score composer and actor.

His most recognized albums: 20 Músicas do Século, Esse cara, Millennium, O Poeta Não Morreu, Sem limite, O Tempo Não Pára - Cazuza Ao Vivo, Exagerado, Ideologia, Preciso Dizer que Te Amo - Toda a Paixão do Poeta and Só se for a 2. His related genres: Rock music, Música popular brasileira, Blues rock, Brazilian rock and Alternative rock.

Cazuza was born to a family of intellectuals in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. His father was a publicist and his mother a writer. He began his career in music as the lead singer of the band Barão Vermelho in the early 1980s. With his poetic, political and often controversial lyrics, he quickly became one of the most influential Brazilian rock singers of his time.

In addition to his music career, Cazuza also acted in several films and television shows. He was known for his charisma and intense stage presence. Despite struggling with HIV/AIDS for much of his adult life, Cazuza continued to perform and record music until his death in 1990 at the age of 32. He remains an icon of Brazilian music and is beloved by fans all over the world.

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